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2006-02-09 09:42:10

SEOUL (Reuters) - The Korea Olympic Committee refrained from comment on Thursday about a South Korean businessman convicted of embezzlement who is also an International Olympic Committee member. Park Yong-sung, a former chairman of the South Korean conglomerate Doosan Group was convicted by a Seoul court on Wednesday along with three other family members for embezzling about $30 million in company funds. Park and his older brother Park Yong-oh, also a former chairman, were given...

2006-02-08 15:10:04

By Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee is to investigate whether South Korean member Park Yong-sung has violated its ethics code following his conviction for embezzlement in Seoul on Wednesday. Park, who became an IOC member in 2002, could be expelled from the IOC if the Ethics Commission rules his conviction has compromised his position with the international body. Park, a prominent businessman and president of the International Judo Federation,...

2006-02-08 12:36:44

TURIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee is to investigate whether South Korean member Park Yong-sung has violated its ethics code following his conviction for embezzlement in Seoul on Wednesday. Park could be expelled from the IOC if the Ethics Commission rules his conviction for financial improprieties has compromised his position with the international body. Park, a prominent businessman and president of the International Judo Federation, was found guilty on Wednesday...


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