Fujo Mitarai, chair of the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel and Canon Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, a man who is totally in touch with young folk. Photo: AP Fujo Mitarai, chair of the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel and Canon Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, a man who is totally in touch with young folk. Photo: AP
Fujo Mitarai, chair of the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel and Canon Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, a man who is totally in touch with young folk. Photo: AP
James Porteous
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James Porteous

'How do you do, fellow kids' - Tokyo Olympics' undignified attempt to be cool leaves squash ostracised again

Fujo Mitarai, chair of the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel and Canon Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, a man who is totally in touch with young folk. Photo: AP Fujo Mitarai, chair of the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel and Canon Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, a man who is totally in touch with young folk. Photo: AP
Fujo Mitarai, chair of the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel and Canon Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, a man who is totally in touch with young folk. Photo: AP
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James Porteous

James Porteous

James Porteous has been a sports journalist for more than 15 years, covering events all over the world, from Olympics and Champions League finals right down to local amateur action. He writes a weekly column and brings you the latest news and interviews from sport in Hong Kong, China and beyond. Follow him on twitter @jamesporteous