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The city of Nanjing canceled a plan to send Chinese volleyball players to Nagoya in August under their annual sports exchange agreement because of Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura’s denials about the 1937 Nanjing Massacre, Nagoya officials said Monday.

Nanjing communicated the decision to its sister city by phone last Wednesday, the officials said. It originally intended to send around 20 junior high school players and their coach.

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