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Ex-Tokyo Olympic exec, business ally allegedly shared bribe
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Ex-Tokyo Olympic exec, business ally allegedly shared bribe

Haruyuki Takahashi, a former Tokyo Olympic organizing committee executive at the heart of a widening corruption scandal over games sponsor selection, and one of his closest business partners allegedly shared a bribe from an advertising company, a source close to the matter said Wednesday. Takahashi and Kazumasa Fukami, both former executives of Japan's largest advertising agency Dentsu Inc., are suspected of using consulting firms that they now head to receive the money. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach (L) waves the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 8, 2021, at the National Stadium. Paris will host the next Summer Games in 2024. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo The two were served with fresh arrest warrants Tuesday for alleg...