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Yoshiro Mori, who recently revealed he has had surgery to treat lung cancer, said Monday he is considering resigning as president of the Japan Rugby Football Union but still intends to retain his post as chief of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizing committee.

“I’ve been thinking for a while that I will have to quit sometime. I want to slow down the pace,” said the 77-year-old Mori, who has served five terms as head of the JRFU since 2005.

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