Naomi Osaka of Japan playing Zheng Saisai of China at the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park. Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Can Tokyo 2020’s ‘gender equal’ Olympic Games end media sexism?

  • Naomi Osaka and US women’s football team will be biggest stars in Japan but men have long shone brighter in media spotlight
  • Games have come a long way since first women in 1900 but still a long way to go to serve majority female audience
Naomi Osaka of Japan playing Zheng Saisai of China at the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park. Photo: EPA
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