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Olympic leaders investigate possible bribery in 2020 host city vote

Olympic leaders investigate possible bribery in 2020 host city vote

Olympic leaders have reportedly launched an investigation into whether bribe money was paid to secure the 2020 Summer Games for Tokyo.

The possibility of improper behavior was raised this week in a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency, or WADA, whose independent commission was looking at allegations of corruption and widespread doping in track.

At issue is $5 million in sponsorship money that might have gone toward earning votes for the Japanese capital.

“We have already asked the independent commission for the transcript so that we can better understand the context and the claims being made,” the International...

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