Japan's Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda said Tuesday that he will step down in June, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games.
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The Kasumigaseki Country Club has allowed women to have full memberships for the first time in decades. Here, a golfer is seen on the club's course, which will host men's and women's golf at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says new changes will boost female participation in the Olympics and attract young, urban viewers. He is seen here last fall, with Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike (right) and an interpreter.
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16-year-old Amaiya Zafar (left) spars in the Circle of Disclipline gym in Minneapolis earlier this month. USA Boxing has granted Zafar a religious exemption to fight in one bout while wearing hijab.
Tokyo's proposed National Stadium, a key part of its 2020 Olympics plan, is being reopened to design proposals after Japanese officials said new cost estimates had risen sharply.
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