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  • 01 Aug
    Tokyo Olympic organisers have denied any knowledge of a £1m payment allegedly made during their bid to win the 2020 Games. [b]Corey Crawford Blackhawks Jersey[/b] . The Guardian newspaper reported that the Tokyo bid team or those acting on their behalf paid the money into a Singapore bank account.The paper claimed the account was linked to Papa Massata Diack, the son of disgraced former IAAF president Lamine Diack. French prosecutors confirmed in March they had widened their investigation into corruption at the IAAF to include Olympic bidding for the 2016 and 2020 Games.Tokyo 2020 spokesperson Hikariko Ono said in a statement that the committee has no means of knowing these allegations. We believe that the Games were awarded to Tokyo because the city presented the best bid. Papa Massata Diack is the son of former IAAF president Lamine Diack Lamine Diack resigned as an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee last year.He is under investigation by French authorities on charges of corruption and money-laundering related to the cover-up of Russian doping cases. Also See: Final medals table Olympics pictures Olympics video Team GB [b]CM Punk Jersey[/b] . -- Cam Newton pranced into the end zone, placed his hands over his chest and did his familiar Superman pose. [b]Martin Havlat Jersey[/b] . Stepanek gave the Czech Republic its second straight Davis Cup title Sunday, sweeping past Dusan Lajovic in straight sets in the fifth and decisive match to secure a 3-2 win over Serbia in the final.SASKATOON -- The McGill Redmen used a pair of second-period goals to defeat the Carleton Ravens 3-2 at the Canadian university mens hockey championship Friday. Patrick Deslisle-Houde and David Rose each scored in the second to give the fourth-seeded Redmen a 3-1 lead after Jean-Philippe Mathieu scored in the first. The victory means McGill can capture first place in Pool A and a spot in Sundays national final when they play the top-ranked Alberta Golden Bears on Saturday. They are a good team, they proved it throughout the year. We will need to stick to our game tomorrow, said Rose. We need to play hard and be on the puck all the time. For us we approach it like a semifinal, its a single game and we need to be ready for it. Tim Billingsley and Joe West reeplied for the sixth-seeded Ravens, who were eliminated from the tournament. [b]Brandon Saad Jersey[/b]. McGills Jacob Gervais-Chouinard celebrated his 22nd birthday with 34 saves, while Carleton netminder Francis Dupuis made 35 saves. In Fridays other round-robin matchup, No. 5 Saskatchewan edged second-seeded Acadia 3-2. Derek Hulak scored the go-ahead goal for the Huskies at 17:58 of the third period while Brennan Bosch and Cody Smuk added the others. Leo Jenner and Liam Heelis scored for the Axemen and Brett Thompson assisted on both. Saskatchewans Ryan Holfield made 21 saves for the win as Acadias Evan Mosher kicked out 27-of-30 shots in defeat. The Huskies will face the Windsor Lancers on Saturday, with the winner securing top spot in Pool B. ' ' '