Former President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack is to stand trial in France on charges of corruption, influence-trafficking and money laundering, it has been reported today.
France's financial prosecutor has recommended that Lamine Diack, the former President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), and his son Papa Massata Diack stand trial for alleged corruption and money laundering.
News earlier this week that authorities in France had issued an arrest warrant for two Russian officials in connection with their investigation into former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President and leading International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Lamine Diack seemed to indicate we are entering the end game of a case that started more than three-and-a-half years ago.
French judges have issued international arrest warrants for two former Russian athletics officials as part of an investigation into doping cover-ups, it was reported today.
Papa Massata Diack, son of former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine, has dismissed claims of wrongdoing surrounding the awarding of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Tokyo.
Exclusive: Coe asks Senegalese President to help extradite Papa Massata Diack to France so can answer bribery allegations
Sebastian Coe has personally asked Senegal's President Macky Sall to intervene and help have former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) marketing consultant Papa Massata Diack extradited to France for questioning in connection with corruption allegations.
Disgraced former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack is facing additional charges in France for allegedly favouring his son in negotiations for sponsorship and TV right deals.
A meeting between past and present International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Presidents Lamine Diack and Sebastian Coe, due to take place in Paris on Friday (May 25), has been cancelled.
A bribe allegedly paid to Senegal's ex-athletics boss Lamine Diack supposedly secured Rio de Janeiro four votes in their successful bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to the reported testimony of a key witness.
Samsung Electronics have denied reports that they ran a secret lobbying campaign to boost Pyeongchang's successful bid for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Sebastian Coe, the International Association of Athletics Federation President, has agreed to meet his disgraced predecessor Lamine Diack - who has been charged with corruption and money laundering - in order to help the ongoing French police investigation.
Former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief Lamine Diack reportedly remains barred from leaving France as an investigation continues following him being charged with corruption and aggravated money laundering.
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.