Tag Archives: Tokyo 2020


New Tokyo Olympics chief acknowledges ‘great public concern’ over Covid

Seiko Hashimoto, the new head of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee, has said she understands there is “great public concern” over hosting the delayed Games during the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking after her appointment just under five months before the Tokyo Games...


Tokyo Olympics chief resigns over sexist comments

The head of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic organising committee has resigned, a week after his derogatory comments about women triggered an international backlash. “My inappropriate remarks have caused chaos, and I would like to apologise to express my deepest apologies...