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Tokyo 2020 Games: Japan Olympics chief Tsunekazu Takeda quits

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Tsunekazu Takeda announced his resignation to the media on Tuesday
March 19, 2019
The head of Japan’s Olympic Committee (JOC) is stepping down over corruption allegations relating to the awarding of the 2020 Games to Tokyo.
 
Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated by French prosecutors who are looking into claims a 2m Euro (£1.7m) bribe was paid to secure Tokyo’s winning bid.
 
Tokyo was awarded the Games in 2013, beating Madrid and Istanbul.
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March 25, 2019 - Posted by | Japan | ,

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