Twelve women have been appointed to the Tokyo 2020 Executive Board following a sexism row which led to the resignation of its President.
Around 1,000 volunteers for this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo have quit this month amid a sexism row involving the former head of the Organising Committee and continued concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto will exclude her predecessor Yoshirō Mori from an official position linked to the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to reports.
Seiko Hashimoto has been appointed Tokyo 2020 President after accepting the vacant role following the resignation of Yoshirō Mori last week.
Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto will be asked to replace Yoshirō Mori as Tokyo 2020 President, according to reports.
The Tokyo 2020 Candidate Selection Committee has set five criteria for the appointment of a new President following the resignation of Yoshirō Mori.
The resignation of Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori two days ago was inevitable after his derogatory comments about women made his position at the helm untenable.
Yoshirō Mori has resigned as President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee after his sexist comments about women sparked a global outcry and led to calls for him to step down.
Yoshirō Mori is expected to step down from his role as Tokyo 2020 President tomorrow after facing criticism for making sexist comments.
Japanese politicians wear white in protest of comments made by Tokyo 2020 President as sponsors join criticism
Japan's female politicians wore white to a House of Representatives session to protest the sexist remarks made by Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori.
Members of the Tokyo 2020 Executive Board are to meet to discuss the sexist remarks made by President Yoshirō Mori after 390 Olympic and Paralympic volunteers resigned over the comments.
Tokyo 2020 has apologised to volunteers for the Olympic and Paralympic Games after President Yoshirō Mori made controversial comments about women last week.
As speculation surrounding the staging of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games continues, the last thing organisers needed was to find themselves embroiled in a sexism row.
Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun has reported Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori was convinced not to resign by colleagues after he made controversial comments about women.
More than 110,000 people have signed a petition calling for action to be taken against Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori after he made controversial comments about women.