Yuriko Koike

Rio passes Olympic torch to Tokyo

As the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro draw to a close, Japan’s capital Tokyo takes on the mantle of hosting the next Games in 2020. Excitement is building in…
8 years ago

Tokyo elects first female governor

Former defence minister, Yuriko Koike, has been elected as Tokyo's first woman governor, after two predecessors stepped down over scandals clouding Olympic preparations.…
8 years ago