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Japanese Olympic chief indicted in France for corruption
By Benjamin LEGENDRE
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ATTENTION - ADDS Takeda denial of wrongful doing; IOC comments; background ///
Paris, Jan 11, 2019 (AFP) - The head of Japan's Olympic Committee has been indicted in Paris for "active corruption" in connection with the awarding of the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo, an accusation he strongly denies.
Tsunekazu Takeda, 71, was indicted on December 10 by investigating magistrates looking into a ...

 

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