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The organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has set up an advisory council consisting of 170 people from various parts of society to make sure the games are an “all-Japan” effort.

Yoshiaki Tsutsumi, who was convicted of insider trading and falsifying financial statements in 2005, was among those appointed Thursday. The 80-year-old, once ranked the world’s richest man, will serve as a special adviser to the panel.

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