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Ex-Tokyo Olympics Chief Yoshiro Mori Again Criticised For Sexist Comment

Mar 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Mori, speaking late Friday at a party for a politician at a Tokyo hotel, referred to the politician's aide as "way too old to be called a woman."

Tokyo Olympics To Pick Yoshiro Mori Replacement; Is A Woman Likely?

Feb 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A panel to pick Mori's replacement, set up by the organizing committee, met on Tuesday.


Tokyo Olympics: Yoshiro Mori To Leave But Gender Issue Remains

Yoshiro Mori initially apologized following sexist comments but refused to step away, which was followed by relentless pressure from television pundits, sponsors, and an on-line petition

Yoshiro Mori To Resign From Tokyo Olympics Organising Committee Over Sexist Remarks

Feb 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The move follows his sexist comments about women more than a week ago, and an ensuing and rare public debate in Japan about gender equality.


Tokyo Olympics Have Yet Another Problem: It's President Yoshiro Mori

Mori made derogatory comments about women almost a week ago in a meeting of the Japanese Olympic Committee.

04 February, 2021

Head of Tokyo Games Yoshiro Mori Won't Resign After Statement About Women

Associated Press (AP)

Mori was reported saying women talk too much in an on-line meeting


07 July, 2020

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympics Seek COVID-19 Defenses, But What Exactly?

Agencies

Tokyo Olympics: These include quarantines for athletes, and few fans at the venues among ideas being floated by the organising committee, the city of Tokyo, and the IOC


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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