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Head of Japan's Olympic Committee under investigation in France on suspicion of corruption


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

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