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Olympic progress for women – Seiko Hashimoto set to replace Yoshiro Mori


Seiko Hashimoto, 56, Japan’s Olympics minister and a competitor in seven Games, looks set to replace Yoshiro Mori as president...


By Reuters | 4 months ago

New Tokyo 2020 chief needs deep understanding of gender equality

New Tokyo 2020 chief needs deep understanding of gender equality

Whoever becomes the next president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee must have a deep understanding of gender equality, organisers said.

Reuters | 4 months ago

Kenyans must now demand more respect from leaders

Even as Japan remains keen to host the games, the world has demanded of Mori that he should resign, because of a slur against women.

Barrack Muluka | 4 months ago

Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori steps down over sexism row

The head of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Yoshiro Mori has resigned after becoming embroiled in a sexism row when he said women 'talk too much'.

Mirror | 4 months ago