Tokyo governor says Olympics facing 'major issue' after Mori's sexist remarks

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday the Olympic Games were facing a “major issue” after the head of the organising committee made sexist remarks and as criticism of his comments showed no sign of abating. Yoshiro Mori, 83, set off a firestorm on social media both at home and abroad this week with comments that women talked too much, remarks made in a meeting with the Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) that he later retracted and apologised for but refused to resign over. “The mission of the metropolis and the organising committee is to prepare for a safe and secure Games, a…

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