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A Sikh family say they were barred from entering the City of Coventry stadium because security staff believed a religious dagger worn by practising Sikhs - the Kirpan - was an offensive weapon.
Speaking earlier, Gurinder Singh Josan told Central News that the Sikh Council had been speaking to LOCOG about wearing the Kirpan inside Olympic venues since last year.
Executive member of Sikh Council UK Gurinder Singh Josan explains why the Kirpan is so important for practising Sikhs.
A Sikh family are upset after being denied entry to an Olympic event in Coventry because one of them was carrying a small religious knife.
Dalwinder Singh Sandhu had planned to attend the football matches involving Japan, Honduras, Senegal and the United Arab Emirates yesterday but when he turned up with his wife and two children, he was refused entry by security staff.
Central Tonight has asked the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games for an intereview. They told us they were investigating this complaint and would release a statement this afternoon.