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La Jornada newspaper
Friday, February 5, 2021, p. a12
Tokyo Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, mentioned he’ll not resign regardless of stress to take action due to a sexist remark he made this week concerning the ladies to whom he apologized.
The controversy surrounding the slip-prone former prime minister of Japan is yet another downside that the postponed Tokyo Video games did not want as organizers and the Worldwide Olympic Committee attempt to push via the jousts amid the Covid pandemic. 19.
The remark I made on the Japanese Olympic Committee was an inappropriate expression, opposite to the spirit of the Olympics and Paralympics, Mori mentioned at a press convention in Tokyo, the place he apologized to those that have been offended, however I do not intend to resign.
Mori recalled his private sacrifice for seven years on the service of the organization of the joust, postponed one yr and to be held from July 23 to August 8.
Earlier this week, throughout a web based assembly by the board of administrators of the Japanese Olympic Committee, Mori mentioned that girls spoke rather a lot on the conferences. His feedback quoted by the Asahi Shimbum newspaper unleashed a wave of criticism in Japan, a rustic the place ladies are virtually non-represented in politics and in enterprise leaders.
President Mori has apologized for his feedback. With this, the IOC considers the matter closed, mentioned the worldwide organization.