Japan Oly boss resigns amid bribery claims

Tsunekazu Takeda, the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning amid a bribery scandal that investigators suspect helped Tokyo land next year’s Olympics. Takeda announced on Tuesday that he will stand down when his term ends in June, but again denied corruption allegations against him. Takeda is also a …

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Goldfields score star rebound | The West Australian

Goldfields basketball star Mackenzie Clinch-Hoycard has turned down multiple State Basketball League offers to play with the Giants Division 1 women’s side this season. The 20-year-old is back from a year and a half of college basketball with the University of Hawaii, where she made an impression as a forward …

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Deposit scheme to reduce rubbish

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group chief executive Kim Eckert believes plans to start a Statewide recycling scheme next year will significantly benefit the Goldfields. WA’s Container Deposit Scheme is on track for a 2020 start after a Bill to allow it passed both houses of State Parliament last Wednesday, and Ms …

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