Tokyo Olympics panel starts search for new boss after sexism row

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori listens a question from a journalist during a news conference in Tokyo on February 4, 2021.

Photo credit: Kim Kyung-Hoon | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The final choice must be endorsed by Tokyo 2020's executive board.
  • Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said last week that the panel will have Olympic or Paralympic expertise and an understanding of diversity and gender equality.
  • Local media reports said Muto declined to say where and when the panel would meet.

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