Former Tokyo Olympics leader received 230 million yen from Games sponsor, sources say

Haruyuki Takahashi, a former board member of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, received 230 million yen from Japanese clothing manufacturer Aoki Holdings Inc. in 2017, in addition to official consultancy fees, officials said on Saturday. people close to the alleged corruption case.

Part of the funds were then donated to two Japanese sports governing bodies at the request of Aoki founder Hironori Aoki, and Takahashi received the rest of the money, the sources said. The funds were provided through a former unit of advertising firm Dentsu Inc., where Takahashi previously worked as an executive, they said.

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