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JOC regroups post-Naoki Inose

Updated: December 19, 2013, 10:21 AM ET
Associated Press

TOKYO -- Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda says Tokyo's 2020 Olympic preparations remain focused despite the resignation of the city's governor, Naoki Inose.

Inose, who played a major role in Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympics, resigned Thursday after revelations that he received a 50 million yen ($480,200) loan from a scandal-tainted hospital company.

"Tokyo 2020's immediate focus remains firmly on finalizing the establishment of the organizing ...

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