Lamine Diack and his son Papa Massata, the two officials at the heart of the corruption investigations surrounding successive bid races for the Olympic Games, have been accused of attempting to "lock" African votes in support of Tokyo in the final stages of their successful attempt to land the 2020 contest.
Nuzman officially charged by Brazilian prosecutors over allegations he bribed IOC members during Rio 2016 bid
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has been officially charged today by the Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF) with corruption, tax evasion, money laundering and running a criminal organisation.
Thomas Bach has claimed the credibility issues the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are currently facing are the fault of individual members and not the governing body itself as he defended the organisation's reputation here today.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the first time publicly admitted today that votes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games may have been bought by Lamine Diack.
Papa Diack claims it is "the biggest lie in history of world sport" he helped fix Olympic Games for Rio 2016
Papa Massata Diack has strongly denied the allegations that he was involved in fixing the location of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Rio de Janeiro as "the biggest lie in the history of world sport".
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe today admitted he did not know if the investigation into his predecessor Lamine Diack would implicate further senior figures in the sport.
IAAF vow to take action against World Championships hosts if bribery proven as French police widen probe
Future host cities of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships could be stripped of the events if allegations of corruption are proven, the sport's governing body have warned after reports emerged that French prosecutors are investigating the awarding of several editions of the competition.
Papa Massata Diack, the son of former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President, Lamine Diack, has accused French investigators of conducting a "witch hunt" against him and his father.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission investigators are seeking to clarify reported evidence linking officials Lamine Diack and Frankie Fredericks to payments made in Brazil three days before Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda has been questioned in his home country on behalf of France over alleged “dubious payments” made by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic bid team.
Sebastian Coe, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President, today saw members of the Special Congress vote in his far-reaching reforms by 182 votes to 10 after urging delegates at the start of the meeting to protect the future of their sport.
As the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) website attests, the number of its affiliated federations has grown dramatically from the 17 founding members in 1912. "The total number of countries and territories currently affiliated to the IAAF stands at 214, which places the IAAF among the world’s largest sporting organisations, and with more members than the United Nations," it reads.
Valentin Balakhnichev, former President of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF), has denied involvement in new claims that six athletes from the country were involved in paying top officials from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to avoid having adverse doping results made public.
Qatar’s successful attempt at securing the hosting rights for the 2019 World Athletics Championships has come under further scrutiny today following allegations that a company linked to banned official Papa Massata Diack was paid nearly $3.5 million (£2.8 million/€3.3 million) by an investment firm with ties to the Government days before their failed bid for the 2017 event.
A campaign has been launched in Senegal calling for the release of former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack from house arrest in France.