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The Ukrainian Olympic Committee said secretary general Volodymyr Gerashchenko stepped down and investigation into his actions was launched.

Gerashchenko was accused in a BBC television report last week of telling an undercover reporter posing as an unauthorized dealer that he was willing to sell up to 100 tickets for cash.

Ukrainian Olympic Committee President Sergei Bubka said the body "takes accusations very seriously and that is why we have acted so swiftly to address the recent BBC reports."

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