• International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President and IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo 2020 Chairman John Coates speaks during a press Briefing of the IOC Executive meeting for the Olympic Games Tokyo, in Tokyo, Thursday, May 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    IOC expresses concern over investigation into Tokyo 2020 bid

    TOKYO (AP) — IOC vice president John Coates expressed concern Thursday over payments made to a Singapore firm which have entangled Tokyo’s winning bid for the 2020 Olympics in a bribery investigation.

  • JOC sets up 3-man team to investigate Tokyo 2020 payments

    TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese Olympic Committee has set up an investigative team to see if there were any illegal payments made to a Singapore firm which have entangled Tokyo’s winning 2020 Olympic bid in a bribery investigation.

  • Official snared in bribery case dies in suspicious crash

    OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city official died in a suspicious single-vehicle crash a day before he was scheduled to surrender in a criminal corruption case involving thousands of dollars in bribes, authorities said Tuesday.

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