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Boxing chief Akira Yamane quits amid misconduct scandal

/ Aug 8, 2018

Boxing chief Akira Yamane quits amid misconduct scandal

Japan Amateur Boxing Federation President Akira Yamane announced his resignation Wednesday following multiple allegations of misconduct, including pressuring referees to fix matches and misuse of grant money. Yamane, 78, has denied several allegations against him, but acknowledged his relationship with a former gang leader, prompting ...