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Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal rolls on; company apologizes

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By YURI KAGEYAMA and STEPHEN WADE

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Yet no one in jail. They are sorry they were caught.

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Gosh it's the tip of the iceberg and goes literally all the way to to the top,including the rigged biddings. And the whole event was a cesspool of utter corruption and contempt for the public, as by evidenced by insisting on carrying the games out during the pandemic in the face of overwhelming opposition.

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.....bribery scandal rolls on; company apologizes

Insert the names of corporations, bureaucrats and politicians; the result is the same.

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Kadokawa “seriously betrayed public trust,” company president Takeshi Natsuno said. He bowed deeply with two other executives to show remorse.

Only because you were caught!!

9 ( +21 / -12 )

Phew! They apologized. Well, we know they've never done it since, and are sincerely remorseful and will never do it again.

4 ( +16 / -12 )

Shouldn't the Sapporo Olympics be put on hold then?

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Kadokawa “seriously betrayed public trust,” company president Takeshi Natsuno said.

He bowed deeply with two other executives to show remorse in a news conference.

Only in Japan... Sigh...

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DISMANTLE the IOC first. Start a new Non Profit Olympic Org. to run the games, all proceeds / Profits go to charities of the athletes homeland or countries of their choice, this is the true spirit of the players and the games.

NO Corporates involved, No wall street, and NO CROOKS.

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Olympics is a joke. A world event with no Russians while US and UK illegally invaded many countries. I think it is not just Japan that pays bribes. Suddenly France is very quiet about evidence of Japanese bribes and, well where is the next olympics?

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He bowed deeply with two other executives to show remorse 

Well, surely that should be he end of the matter?

Repercussions and accountability are only for poor people, such as penniless 65-year-olds who take a couple of hundred yen from temple collection boxes because they haven't eaten for days.

Kadokawa has doubtless made several generous contributions to the LDP, and is therefore above the law, beyond a little kabuki such as this.

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Did Mori apologise???

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One rule for us and another for them!

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Kadokawa “seriously betrayed public trust,” company president Takeshi Natsuno said. He bowed deeply with two other executives to show remorse in a news conference.

Do people still buy this theater?

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bowing comedy as usual.but yes-Tokyo olympics were "great"/for someones pockets/

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@antifun

Yea, you can say that again. The PEOPLE payed for it. And now that shows almost over so its time for bows to the suckers, thanks for all the votes, here's to 80 more years and- Kanpai!

Kadokawa “seriously betrayed public trust,” company president Takeshi Natsuno said. He bowed deeply with two other executives to show remorse in a news conference.

> Do people still buy this theater?

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So very sorry, for getting caught. Deep bow.

Sorted.

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They need to bow deeper so that the money slides out of their pockets.

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I’ll now for the camera too if I made my billions Scott free. When you know you will get a suspended sentence and probably a fine that’s 1/100th the money you took, let it rock

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