JO Tokyo-2020: The ethics commission of the olympic Committee concerned

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LAUSANNE | The ethics commission of the international olympic Committee will meet “in the day”, following the investigation for “active corruption” of the president of the japanese olympic committee, Tsunekazu Takeda also a member of the IOC, announced the proceeding Friday.

Mr. Takeda, 71 years old, was indicted on 10 December by the co-investigating judges parisian for “active corruption” in the French survey on the olympic games in Tokyo 2020.

The IOC ethics commission “has opened a case and will continue to monitor the situation and meets in the day (Friday, editor’s note)”, said in a press release the instance. The IOC reminds us to be “civil” in this investigation and be “in close relations” with the French judicial authorities.

M. Takeda, member of the IOC since 2012, “continues to benefit from the presumption of innocence,” underlines the IOC.

Another member of the IOC, the Namibian Frankie Fredericks, has been indicted for bribery in a survey on the olympic games-2016 in Rio, and was then suspended by the instance, like the Brazilian Carlos Nuzman, who was an honorary member of the IOC.