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Japan should eliminate the influence of gaffe-prone Mori

Public will suffer unfairly if status quo is allowed to continue

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Yoshiro Mori attends a news conference after a telephone meeting with IOC President Thomas Bach in Tokyo in March 2020: the question of leadership is drawing attention.   © Reuters

Takuma Ohamazaki is president of election-consulting firm J.A.G. Japan.

Controversy continues over the derogatory remarks about women made last week by Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee president Yoshiro Mori, who said that "board meetings with many women directors go on for a long time."

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