Equestrian

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, right, escorts Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Tsunekazu Takeda during an IOC Executive Board meeting in Tokyo. France's financial crimes office says International Olympic Committee member Takeda is being investigated for corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The National Financial Prosecutors office says Takeda, the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, was placed under formal investigation for "active corruption" on Dec. 10.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
January 11, 2019 - 8:59 am
PARIS (AP) — In the latest blow to the International Olympic Committee's efforts to rid itself of scandal, marketing head Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Takeda, who is also the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, was...
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FILE - In this June 17, 1956 file photo Hans-Guenther Winkler of Germany on "Halla" crosses an obstacle in first round of the Olympic Grand Prix jumping in Melbourne, Australia. Five-time Olympic gold medal winner Winkler has died the German Equestrian Federation said Monday, July 9, 2018. He was 91. (AP Photo/file)
July 09, 2018 - 5:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Hans Guenther Winkler, a German showjumping great who won five Olympic gold medals, has died. He was 91. The German Equestrian Federation confirmed Winkler died early Monday in the western town of Warendorf. After taking gold at the 1954 and 1955 World Championships, Winkler and his...
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March 07, 2018 - 12:28 pm
SYLVA, N.C. (AP) — Work has started to build two new bridges in western North Carolina to ease traffic flow to the World Equestrian Games this fall. The Times-News of Hendersonville reported the transportation department has started work on U.S. 74 in Polk County for the bridges to carry traffic...
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Chung Yoo-ra, center, the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, answers questions from the media after her arrival at the Incheon International Airport Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Incheon, South Korea. Chung, who was extradited from Denmark, has arrived in Seoul to face questions about the massive corruption scandal centered on her mother and the country's ousted president Park Geun-hye. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
May 31, 2017 - 9:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — She is probably the most loathed 20-year-old in South Korea, the privileged daughter of the woman at the center of a corruption scandal that brought down a president. After several months in detention in Denmark, Chung Yoo-ra returned to her home country in a hoodie and...
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