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Tokyo 2020 sports director leaves to take up Japan Sports Agency role

Koji Murofushi, sports director for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, speaks to the media about his appointment as Japan Sports Agency commissioner (Photo by EUGENE HOSHIKO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Koji Murofushi, the sports director of Tokyo’s summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, has left the organising committee to take up a new role as commissioner of the Japan Sports Agency.