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Don’t be silent: How a 22-year-old woman helped bring down the Tokyo Olympics chief

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When a 22-year-old Japanese college student launched an online campaign against the powerful Tokyo Olympics chief and the sexist remarks he made, she was not sure it would go very far. But in less than two weeks, Mom...

Seiko Hashimoto takes over as Tokyo Olympic president

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close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 17 Check out what's clicking . Seiko Hashimoto has appeared in seven Olympics, four in the winter and three in the summer — the most by any "multi-season" ...

Tokyo Olympics chief resigns over sexist comments, says he ’caused a lot of chaos’

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close Video Republican senators push resolution to move 2022 Olympics away from Beijing China slams calls to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics; Greg Palkot reports. Yoshiro Mori resigned Friday as the president ...

Tokyo Olympics president sparks uproar over sexist remarks, issues apology

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close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 3 Check out what's clicking . The Tokyo Olympics’ organizing president, Yoshiro Mori, came under fire earlier this week over sexist comments he made about ...

Top Tokyo Olympics organizing official apologizes for sexist remarks that women talk too much in meetings

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Tokyo Yoshiro Mori, the president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee, apologized Thursday after comments he made suggesting women talk too much during meetings were leaked to the Japanese media. Mori, a forme...

Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterate ‘we will hold the games’

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close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 2 Check out what's clicking . The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee had a simple message Tuesday for fellow members of Japan's ruling Lib...

Japan determined to hold Tokyo Olympics say organizers despite cancellation rumors

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Tokyo The Japanese government is determined that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead, organizers said Friday, following an unconfirmed report that a cancellation of the Games might be imminent. On Friday, the Times of ...

Tokyo Olympic president tries to reassure doubting country

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close Video top headlines for January 12 The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee tried on Tuesday to reassure the Japanese public that the postponed games will open in just over six months.  ...

Senior IOC member says he’s not sure Tokyo Games will happen

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close Video top headlines for January 7 A senior member of the International Olympic Committee has said he "can’t be certain" the postponed Tokyo Olympics will open in just over six months because of the sur...

Japan declares state of emergency for Tokyo amid COVID-19 surge

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close Video top headlines for January 7 Japan declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and three nearby areas on Thursday as coronavirus cases continue to surge, hitting a daily record of 2,447 in the capital....

Japan’s Suga declares state of emergency for Tokyo as Covid-19 cases reach highest levels

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Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has declared a state of emergency for the nation's capital and surrounding areas as Covid-19 cases surge to the highest levels since the beginning of the pandemic. The emergenc...

Welcome 2021: The year of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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close Video top headlines for December 30 The year of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is arriving. That would be 2021. Ever since the Olympics were postponed nine months ago, local organizers and the IOC have bee...

US water polo players flock to Europe to prepare for Tokyo

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close Video top headlines for December 15 One day, after another grueling practice with his water polo team in Italy, Ben Hallock hopped on a scooter and drove to the top of a nearby mountain. Unfurled be...

Tokyo Olympics delay costs may reach $2.8 billion

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close Video top headlines for December 3 The cost of the postponement for the Tokyo Olympics could reach about $ 2.8 billion, according to figures released Friday by the Tokyo organizing committee, the Toky...

Olympic rings back in Tokyo Bay; a sign of hope in pandemic

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close Video top headlines for November 30 The five Olympic rings are back in Tokyo Bay. They were removed for maintenance four months ago shortly after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year be...

Tokyo Games won’t confirm added costs reported at $3 billion

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close Video top headlines for November 30 Organizers of the delayed Tokyo Olympics have declined to confirm widely circulated reports in Japan that the costs of the one-year postponement will be about $ 3 b...

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