Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda denied involvement in a suspect payment made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Games at a press conference on January 15, 2019. Photo: AFP

Japanese Olympic Committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda maintains innocence as corruption probe casts shadow on Tokyo Games 2020

  • In a seven-minute prepared speech, he apologised for “having caused concern” but denied wrongdoing
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Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda denied involvement in a suspect payment made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Games at a press conference on January 15, 2019. Photo: AFP
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