Tokyo 2020 grapples with Olympic bid allegations
MAY 12, 2016
The Japanese Olympic committee told The Guardian that its press team was unable to respond to the publication’s question about the alleged payment because the team was away on business. In the last months of his presidency, Diack extended the firm’s sponsorship contract with the International Association of Athletics Federations to 2029. Tokyo 2020 has no shortage of PR issues, but recent allegations have thrust the committee back into the spotlight.