Woman is named Tokyo Olympics chief in something of a breakthrough


Woman in one time Olympic athlete will lead Tokyo's Olympic organizing committee after the previous chief resigned for making sexist remarks. NPR's Anthony Kuhn says Japan is hosting this year's summer games, which were postponed last year because of the Corona virus pandemic. Seiko. Hashimoto is a former Olympic athlete and one of the most prominent women in Japan's male dominated politics. She resigned his Olympics minister and minister of gender equality to take over as the Games organizing chief. The previous chief, Yoshiro Mori, trying to install his own successor, but was overruled by the organizing committee.

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