/ 12 February 2021

Mori’s Olympic-sized gaff sees him gawn

Tokyo Olympics boss Yoshiro Mori will resign today over his gender relations bombshell from last week. The 83yo former PM was widely condemned for saying that women speak too much during meetings. The International Olympic Committee slammed his take for being “absolutely inappropriate”, with major Olympic sponsor Toyota also voicing concern. Mori issued an apology, but it wasn’t enough to relieve the pressure to step down. It’s been yet another headache for the already delayed Tokyo Games which are scheduled to go ahead in July despite ongoing coronavirus woes.

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