Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo binned after plagiarism row

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo has been ditched following accusations of plagiarism by designer Kenjiro Sano.

Since unveiling his logo design for the Toyko 2020 Olympics in July, Sano has repeatedly denied claims that he copied the design from an emblem for the Théâtre de Liègea in Belgium, by Studio Debi founder Olivier Debie.

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Julia Sagar
Editor-in-chief retail

Julia is editor-in-chief, retail at Future Ltd, where she works in e-commerce across a number of consumer lifestyle brands. A former editor of design website Creative Bloq, she’s also worked on a variety of print titles, and was part of the team that launched consumer tech website TechRadar. She's been writing about art, design and technology for over 15 years.