The International Olympic Committee (IOC), there is a new scandal of great magnitude. President Tsunekazu Takeda of the Japanese Olympic Committee have been initiated in France under investigation for active corruption in the award of derOlympischen games 2020an Tokyo. Justice circles in Paris confirmed a corresponding report in the daily newspaper Le Monde. The 71-year-old Takeda, the games under suspicion, and Tokyo in 2020 with the help of a bribe in the amount of approximately two million Euro to be procured. The Paris of justice had already, on 10. December a formal investigation proceedings against Takeda initiated. Tokyo had set itself in 2013 at the IOC Session in Buenos Aires against the competitors Madrid and Istanbul.

DasIOCerklärte on Friday at SID’s request, to be a member of Takeda, as before, the presumption of innocence applies. You have close contact with the French authorities, we will continue to monitor the Situation, it said. Takeda himself has denied on Friday all the blame. He stated at his hearing that he was “behavior to no fail, as bribery was involved.”Get the money, the Consulting company Black Tidings (Singapore), with the Senegalese Papa Massata Diack, in conjunction. The son vonLamine Diack, a former President of the International athletics Federation IAAF, in several cases of corruption in the world of sports as the Central character.

Thus, Diack should junior have already had an influence on the votes of African countries in the election of Rio de Janeiro as the host of the summer Olympic games in 2016. The Africans since 2015 on the wanted list of Interpol, but is protected from Senegal. The government of the African country has refused so far to investigators in France. Takeda, a former show jumping rider, Multi-functionary and since 2012 also a member of the IOC, was already questioned at the beginning of 2017, the French judges to the payment.

the case had also caused the Japanese Olympic Committee, a Commission of three lawyers to take up the case startled. As to be expected, language-free, the Commission, Takeda, however, from the suspicion of bribery. The Japanese investigators explained that the nearly two million euros had been paid out to an Agency in Singapore for the services of Consultants. The money is to be paid in two Installments, in July and October 2013. The decision in favor of Tokyo was like in September 2013.