Takeda replaced by Yamashita as Japanese Olympic Committee President following bribery allegations

Takeda to resign from IOC and as JOC President amid bribery allegations. Picture: INSIDE THE GAMES

TOKYO, 29 JUNE 2019 (INSIDE THE GAMES) – Yasuhiro Yamashita has been confirmed as President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) as he assumed the role vacated by Tsunekazu Takeda following the latter’s decision to step down amid a bribery investigation. Olympic gold medallist Yamashita, head of the All Japan Judo Federation, was the only […]

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