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Round-Up: Tokyo Olympics-linked firm paid Papa Diack, IPL sponsorship deals, HK rugby season to start, and more

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A consulting company working for the committee bidding to secure the 2020 Olympics hosting rights for Tokyo transferred $370,000 (€314,000) to Papa Massata Diack, the son of jailed ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack, around the time that Tokyo won its bid - Kyodo News

Cricket Australia has employed a mental health manager and is using activities including boxing sessions to help cricketers through long upcoming periods in 'bubbles' designed to isolate them while they take part in matches during the pandemic. Australia's rugby players are facing similar challenges, moving from bubble to bubble in an effort to complete scheduled fixtures - AFP/Reuters/CNA

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