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Japan Extends Virus Emergency for Tokyo Region By Two Weeks

3 days ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga extended by two weeks a virus state of emergency for the Tokyo region that had been set to expire Sunday, trying to maintain a declining...
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China's Winter Olympics Adds to Pressure for Tokyo to Hold Games

5 days ago   |   Bloomberg

There are many reasons why Japan is determined to hold the already-delayed Tokyo Olympics this summer, but one that is seldom discussed publicly: China.
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Women Have Plenty to Say. Please Listen, Mr. Mori

6 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Dear Yoshiro Mori, I can't imagine what you've been doing ever since you were forced to resign from your position as president of the Tokyo Olympics. Twiddling your thumbs?
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Tokyo Olympics Organizers Convene Gender Committee After Sexism Uproar

12 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Tokyo Olympics organizers pushed ahead with plans for the torch relay that will take place nationwide next month, laying out countermeasures to prevent the spread of the...
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Tokyo Olympics Chief Resigns for ‘Inappropriate' Comments About Women

24 days ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori resigned as the chief of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee after he made sexist comments that added more troubles to the...
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News Brief: Trump Trial, States Investigate Trump, Yoshiro Mori Resigns

24 days ago   |   NPR

House impeachment managers wrap their case, now it's time for Trump's attorneys. Separately, there are multiple state cases investigating Trump. Head of Tokyo Olympic...
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Tokyo Olympics Chief Mori Intends to Resign, Reports Say

25 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori intends to resign as the head of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee on Friday, according to local media reports.
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Tokyo Olympics face another problem because of its president

27 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The postponed Tokyo Olympics have yet another problem besides the pandemic. This time it's Yoshiro Mori, the president of the local organizing committee.
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Sexism Scandal Latest Blow to Tokyo's Fading Olympic Dream

27 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Japan's vision of using the Olympics to celebrate the world's victory over Covid-19 looks increasingly imperiled, after a top official's sexist remarks undercut public support...
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Tokyo Olympics have yet another problem: It's President Mori

27 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The postponed Tokyo Olympics have yet another problem besides the pandemic. This time it's Yoshiro Mori, the president of the local organizing committee.
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