2020 Summer Olympics
Almost 10 years on, the four-hour Isles Of Wonder spectacular is still an extraordinary watch - and complete nostalgia fest.
The 83-year-old former prime minister said: "My inappropriate comments caused a big trouble. I am sorry."
Yoshiro Mori has created a storm in Japan where women are grossly under-represented in politics and in boardrooms.
The Tokyo games have been postponed because over the coronavirus pandemic.
The International Olympic Committee said the Games would be held 'no later than summer 2021'.
UK put on lockdown, cafes and restaurants announce closures, and Tokyo Olympics likely to be delayed. Here's the latest.
Japan is currently due to host the sporting event from July 24, but it could be pushed to the end of the year.