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May 21, 2019
French prosecutors recommend trial for ex-IAAF chief Lamine Diack over corruption charges, alleged role in Russian doping issueFrench prosecutors have recommended that the former head of athletics' governing body IAAF, Lamine Diack, and his son stand trial for allegedly obstructing sanctions against Russia for doping in return for payments, sources told AFP Monday.
Mar 19, 2019
Tsunekazu Takeda to step down as Japan's Olympic Committee chief in June amid claims of corruption in Tokyo 2020 bidTsunekazu Takeda said that he would step down as JOC chief, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics
Jan 20, 2019
Japan's Olympic Committee chief, charged with corruption, claims he didn't know of lobby firm's links to middle manTsunekazu Takeda was charged this month by French investigating magistrates probing two payments totalling $2.3 million (two million euros) made before and after the Japanese capital was chosen to host the Olympics in a September 2013 vote.
Jan 15, 2019
Japan's Olympic Committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda denies corruption allegations linked to 2020 Tokyo Games bidFrench investigating magistrates have indicted Tsunekazu Takeda as they probe two payments made before Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
Dec 07, 2017
Bidding for 2016 Rio Olympics marred by corruption, claim investigatorsEight years later, evidence is emerging tainting Rio's triumph of becoming the first city in South America selected to host an Olympics.
Dec 07, 2017
Investigators find signs of corruption in Rio Olympics bid after emergence of scandalsEric Walther Maleson, a former Brazilian IOC member, pointed towards Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and leader of the Rio bid, saying that bribes had been paid to secure the Olympic Grail.
Sep 06, 2017
Rio Olympics chief lynchpin behind plot to bribe IOC during Games bid, allege Brazilian police officialsBrazilian officials said that the country's Olympics chief was the "lynchpin" in a plot to bribe the International Olympic Committee into awarding Rio de Janeiro the 2016 Games
Aug 22, 2017
Ex-IAAF president's son, former Russian athletics chief lose appeal against life bans imposed over doping scandalDisgraced ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack's son Papa Massata Diack, former Russian athletics chief Valentin Balakhnichev and coach Alexei Melnikov lost their appeals Monday against life bans imposed over corruption.
Nov 22, 2016
Corruption charge hit ex-IAAF chief pays $550,000 bail with help from longstanding friendsLongstanding friends of former Senegalese IAAF chief Lamine Diack, who faces charges of corruption and taking bribes to cover up doping cases in Russia, have stumped up a bail payment of 500,000 euros ($550,000), his family said Monday.