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Former Tokyo Olympics official arrested over bid rigging

Tokyo, Japan | Xinhua | Japanese prosecutors arrested a former operations executive of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics organizing committee and three others on Wednesday over bid-rigging accusations, local media reported. Tokyo prosecutors arrested the former senior official, Yasuo Mori, on suspicion of being a key player in the anti-monopoly law …

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Weightlifter Ssekitoleko out on police bond

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Heavy weightlifter Julius Ssekitoleko is out on bond after spending almost a week in custody at Jinja Road police station. His lawyer Phillip Munaaba says Ssekitoleko was released this morning after presenting two sureties including his aunt, Pauline Nakasaga and brother Isma Mawanda. Ssekitoleko’s brother …

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President Museveni flags off team Uganda for Tokyo Olympics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has this afternoon officially flagged off Team Uganda to the Tokyo Olympic games. The games that were meant to take place last year were postponed because of the challenges caused by the coronavirus. The games will now take place from July …

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World 100m champion Coleman suspended over new missed test

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Reigning world 100m champion Christian Coleman was provisionally suspended on Wednesday over a missed drugs test, putting him at risk of a two-year ban that would rule him out of next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The American sprinter is “suspended temporarily from participating in any …

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