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TOKYO | Probe of IOC’s Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO —Jan 12, 2019— A month ago, Tsunekazu Takeda was warmly applauded by 1,400 Olympic dignitaries as he spoke alongside International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Tokyo. A month later, the powerful IOC member and head of the Japanese Olympic Committee is fighting a corruption investigation, suspected by French investigators of authorizing the payment … Continue reading TOKYO | Probe of IOC’s Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

PARIS | IOC marketing chair from Japan investigated for corruption

PARIS  —Jan 11, 2019—International Olympic Committee marketing chair Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, France’s financial crimes office said Friday. The National Financial Prosecutors office said Takeda, who is also the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, was placed under formal investigation for “active corruption” on Dec. … Continue reading PARIS | IOC marketing chair from Japan investigated for corruption

PARIS | Japanese IOC member investigated in France for corruption

PARIS — Jan 11, 2019—France’s financial crimes office says International Olympic Committee member Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The National Financial Prosecutors office says Takeda, the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, was placed under formal investigation for “active corruption” on Dec. 10. The office gave no … Continue reading PARIS | Japanese IOC member investigated in France for corruption