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Lamine Diack: Ex-athletics chief investigated in corruption inquiry


Lamine Diack, ex-head of the IAAF, is being investigated over allegations he took payments for deferring sanctions against Russian drugs cheats. French prosecutors suspect Senegalese Diack, 82, of receiving money in 2011. The IAAF’s new president Lord Coe was questioned by French police on Tuesday, having offered to co-operate. Athletics’ world governing body says it is “fully co-operating” and confirmed ...

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Sebastian Coe to be limited to three terms as IAAF President

Sebastian Coe addressing IAAF Congress

ebastian Coe will be able to serve only three four-year terms as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) after the world governing body adopted a proposal to limit the length of time one person can serve in the position. Britain’s double Olympic 1500 metres champion had already proposed the adoption of such a rule change during his ...

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