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France investigates Japan's Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption


The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation in France for suspected corruption related to Japan's successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games, a French judicial source said on Friday. (Reuters Sports) More More

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