Mori, Tokyo Olympics president resigns
Yoshiro Mori resigned yesterday as the president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee following sexist comments implying women talk too much. “As of today I will resign from the president’s position,” he said to open an executive board and council meeting. The board was expected to pick his successor later yesterday. Mori was appointed in…
Tokyo Olympics boss resigns over sexism row, but successor unclear
Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori bowed to mounting pressure and resigned Friday over sexist remarks, leaving a leadership vacuum after opposition emerged to his favoured successor.
Tokyo 2020 to discuss chief's sexist remarks: reports
Tokyo Olympic organisers are planning to meet this week to discuss their response to sexist comments made by their boss, reports said Tuesday after hundreds of Games volunteers quit in the ensuing furore.
'Speechless': Anger grows over Tokyo 2020 chief's sexist comments
Criticism mounted Friday over sexist remarks made by Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori, who has refused to step down and justified his comments by explaining he doesn't "speak to women much."
Olympics will happen 'however coronavirus evolves': Tokyo 2020 chief
The pandemic-postponed Olympics will go ahead this summer "however the coronavirus evolves", Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said Tuesday, brushing aside doubts about the event.
Postponed Tokyo Olympics to cost extra $2.4 billion
The coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Olympics will cost at least an extra $2.4 billion, organisers said Friday, with the unprecedented postponement and a raft of pandemic health measures ballooning an already outsized budget.