Tokyo 2020 chief pressed to resign after saying women talked too much at meetings

Yoshiro Mori himself said he may have to go after saying that female participants meant meetings tended to ‘drag on’

Yoshiro Mori, the head of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee, has conceded he may have to resign after making sexist remarks about “talkative” female sports administrators.

Mori, a former Japanese prime minister with a history of demeaning remarks, told a meeting of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) that meetings attended by too many women tended to “drag on” because they talked too much.

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