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Judo coach abuse scandal hits Tokyo Olympic bid

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Judo coach abuse scandal hits Tokyo Olympic bid

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 file, Japanese women's judo national team head coach Ryuji Sonoda listens to a reporter's question during a press conference in Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Sonoda resigned over accusations he physically abused female judoka at a training camp before the London Olympics. Just when Tokyo was getting a boost in its bid to host the 2020 Olympics, this ugly scandal has surfaced within the Japanese sporting culture and threatened to undermine the nation’s hosting hopes. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

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