Tokyo Olympics chief quits, apologises again over sexist remarks

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori resigned on Friday and apologised again for sexist remarks that sparked a global outcry, leaving the troubled Olympics searching for a chief five months from the opening ceremony. The resignation of former prime minister Mori, 83, will further erode confidence in the organisers’ ability to pull off the postponed Summer Games during a coronavirus pandemic. A Tokyo 2020 board member told reporters the new president would be chosen by a selection committee. Among the candidates being considered to succeed him was Olympic…

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