The Olympic Games are due to begin in Tokyo in less than six months. File photo: AP
The Olympic Games are due to begin in Tokyo in less than six months. File photo: AP

Britain backs Japan’s hosting of Olympics, as panel meets to pick new Games chief

  • In phone talks, Britain’s PM Boris Johnson and Japan’s Yoshihide Suga discussed the Games, Covid-19, Myanmar and China’s new coastguard law
  • The Tokyo Olympic organising committee on Tuesday convened the first meeting of a panel tasked with selecting its new president, after Yoshiro Mori stepped down over sexist remarks

The Olympic Games are due to begin in Tokyo in less than six months. File photo: AP
The Olympic Games are due to begin in Tokyo in less than six months. File photo: AP
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