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Report: IOC's Joao Havelange resigns

Updated: December 4, 2011, 12:42 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has resigned from the IOC, just days before the longtime Brazilian member faced suspension from the Olympic body in a decade-old kickback scandal stemming from his days as the head of world soccer, The Associated Press has learned.

The 95-year-old Havelange -- the IOC's longest-serving member with 48 years of service -- submitted his resignation in a letter Thursday night, according to a person familiar with the case. The person spoke to the ...

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