Yoshiro Mori of Tokyo organising committee under growing pressure to step down as anger grows

Hundreds of people who signed up to volunteer at the Tokyo Olympic Games have resigned in protest against derogatory remarks about women made by the Games’ organising committee president, Yoshiro Mori.

Mori is under increasing pressure to resign over his comments, which have prompted widespread anger and frustrated Tokyo’s attempts to convince the world it can host the Games safely amid a global pandemic.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 4:25am
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