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Head Of Japan's Olympic Committee Steps Down Amid Tokyo 2020 Corruption Probe

French prosecutors suspect the Tokyo bid committee of paying bribes to host the 2020 Games. Tsunekazu Takeda, who also chairs the IOC's Marketing Commission, maintains his innocence.(Image credit: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images)
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Japanese Olympic Committee President Resigns Amid Vote-Buying Scandal Tied to 2020 Tokyo Games

Tsunekazu Takeda maintained his innocence while announcing his resignation
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Head of Japanese Olympic Committee to step down amid corruption probe

Tsunekazu Takeda denies any wrongdoing in the bidding process for the Tokyo Olympics, but will quit his role in June.
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Japan Olympic chief Takeda to resign from IOC

Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is under investigation for suspected corruption, said on Tuesday he will step down from his position when his term ends in June and resign from the International Olympic Committee.
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Tokyo 2020: Chairman of the Japanese Olympic Committee set to quit

With less than 500 days until the Tokyo Olympics gets underway, Tsunekazu Takeda -- president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) -- has announced he will step down from his position in June amid allegations of corruption over Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Games.
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Tokyo 2020: Chairman of the Japanese Olympic Committee set to resign

With less than 500 days until the Tokyo Olympics gets underway, Tsunekazu Takeda -- president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) -- has announced he will step down from his position in June amid allegations of corruption over Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Games.
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Japan 2020 Olympics chief quits over corruption allegations

Japan's 2020 Olympics chief Tsunekazu Takeda quits over corruption allegations relating to Tokyo's winning bid to host the Games.
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Tokyo 2020 Games: Japan Olympics chief Tsunekazu Takeda quits

Japan's 2020 Olympics chief Tsunekazu Takeda quits over corruption allegations relating to Tokyo's winning bid to host the Games.
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Japan’s Olympic Chief to Step Down Amid Corruption Investigation

Tsunekazu Takeda faces scrutiny in France over payments that prosecutors say were bribes to help Tokyo win hosting rights for the 2020 Summer Games.
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Japanese Olympic chief to quit amid corruption allegations scandal

Tsunekazu Takeda denies claims relating to payments to consultancy linked to son of disgraced ex-Olympic officialThe president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has said he will resign amid allegations of corruption over Tokyo’s successful bid to host the 2020 Games.Tsunekazu Takeda, 71, who will also step down from the International Olympic Committee, has denied allegations of corruption since the Guardian revealed in May 2016 that the Tokyo Olympic bid team had made payments to a consult...
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Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid bribery scandal

Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning in a bribery scandal            [Author: AP]
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Tokyo governor won't comment on 2020 scandal

Governor Yurkio Koike says Tokyo is looking to ensure the success of the 2020 Olympics, but he declined to comment on the future of Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda, who is under investigation over an alleged bribery scandal.
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Tokyo governor won’t speculate on Olympic bribery scandal

TOKYO (AP) — The head of Tokyo’s city government has declined to weigh in on the future of Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for his part in an alleged bribery scandal. Asked Monday if Takeda should resign, Tokyo Governor Yurkio Koike told reporters: “This is an issue for the JOC. […]
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Olympics: Japan's Olympic Committee head to miss meeting - IOC

Japan's Olympic Committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda, investigated in France for suspected corruption linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will not attend an International Olympic Committee (IOC) marketing meeting this weekend, the IOC said on Thursday. The IOC said Takeda, an IOC member and head of the Olympic body's marketing commission, would not be traveling to Lausanne, Switzerland for a meeting of his own commission. "The IOC has been informed by Tsunekazu Takeda that he will not be at...
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Japan Olympic official denies corruption charges

Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee and a powerful IOC member, has denied corruption allegations against him concerning reported bribes paid to be awarded the rights to host the 2020 Olympics.
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Japan Olympic official Takeda denies corruption allegations

TOKYO (AP) — Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee and a powerful IOC member, has denied corruption allegations against him concerning reported bribes paid to be awarded the rights to host the 2020 Olympics. A French prosecutor is investigating Takeda, who is reportedly linked to about $2 million in payments in 2013 […]
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Probe of IOC’s Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — 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 of […]
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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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Tokyo 2020: Japanese Olympic chief investigated for corruption

The head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, was placed under formal investigation in Paris last month for corruption.
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IOC official under inquiry tied to 2020 Games

IOC marketing chair Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Japanese IOC member investigated in France for corruption

France's financial crimes office says International Olympic Committee member Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics            [Author: AP]
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IOC marketing chair from Japan investigated for corruption

PARIS (AP) — 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. […]
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