Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has had trouble keeping her promise that the Tokyo 2020 Games would be environmentally friendly. Photo: AFP

How the Tokyo 2020 Games are killing rainforests in Malaysia and Indonesia

Green groups call on the IOC and Tokyo officials to be more environmentally conscious after it is revealed that nearly 90 per cent of the timber used to build a new stadium was sourced from Malaysia and Indonesia

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Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has had trouble keeping her promise that the Tokyo 2020 Games would be environmentally friendly. Photo: AFP
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Andrew McNicol

Andrew McNicol

Andrew McNicol is a sports writer with a particular interest in football, rugby and mixed martial arts. He also enjoys covering local athletes and niche sports in the region. He first joined the Post as a sub-editor for Young Post before moving to the Sport desk.