Japan’s Olympics Chief Faces Corruption Charges In France

The accusations against Tsunekazu Takeda relate to Tokyo’s winning bid to host the 2020 Games — the latest in a string of corruption cases in Olympic bidding.

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    01/19/2019 - 6:23 am | View Link
  • Japan Olympic chief denies corruption allegations
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    01/14/2019 - 2:53 pm | View Link
  • Japan’s Olympics Chief Faces Corruption Charges in France
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    01/11/2019 - 4:22 pm | View Link
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