OSAKA — Yushiro Yagi, president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, died Sunday evening after collapsing in a sauna at an Osaka hotel, hotel officials said Monday. He was 72.

Yagi, who checked in at the ANA Hotel Osaka in the city’s Kita Ward at around 5:40 p.m. Sunday, entered the sauna about one hour later. Hotel officials found him lying in the sauna at around 8:10 p.m. He was pronounced dead at a city hospital at 9:57 p.m.

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