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
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

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
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
The Olympic Games are due to begin in Tokyo in less than six months. File photo: AP
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