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Thu Feb 11, 2021, 06:36 AM

Yoshiro Mori: Tokyo Olympics chief to step down over sexism row

Source: BBC

The head of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee is set to resign after he was criticised for making "inappropriate" remarks about women.

Yoshiro Mori, 83, was quoted as saying women talk too much and that meetings with many female board directors would "take a lot of time".

The remarks set off a firestorm of protest and Mr Mori apologised at the time but said he would not resign.
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Mr Mori, a former Japanese prime minister, is expected to formally step down at a special committee meeting on Friday after making the comments last week.



Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-56020674

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Thu Feb 11, 2021, 06:51 AM

1. The guy who talked himself out of a job by talking about "talking too much".

He'll have plenty of time to talk it over with fellow relics who've been put out to pasture.

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Response to oasis (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 11, 2021, 10:36 AM

2. That's good. Thanks for the chuckle

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Response to Cozmo (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 11, 2021, 12:34 PM

3. ..

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Thu Feb 11, 2021, 03:51 PM

4. Good news. Unless there are consequences, men like that will never change.

This is the DU member formerly known as Nitram.

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