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Lamine Diack: Ex-athletics chief investigated in corruption inquiry

Share the post “Lamine Diack: Ex-athletics chief investigated in corruption inquiry” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Lamine Diack, ex-head of the IAAF, is being investigated over allegations he took payments for deferring sanctions against Russian drugs cheats. French prosecutors – acting on information supplied by the World Anti Doping Authority – suspect Senegalese Diack, 82, of receiving money in […]

Share the post “INTERPOL issues Red Notice against Papa Massata Diack at France’s request” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail INTERPOL issues Red Notice against Papa Massata Diack at France’s request World police body supporting French probe into alleged athletics corruption LYON, France – INTERPOL has issued an internationally wanted persons Red Notice for Papa Massata Diack at the request […]

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Share the post “Senegal ‘won’t extradite’ IAAF bribery suspect Papa Massata Diack’” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Senegal will not extradite Papa Massata Diack, accused of blackmailing athletes who failed drug tests, to France. Senegal PM Mohammed Dionne said agreements with France would be respected but that Senegal would not extradite its citizens. Interpol has issued a “Red Notice” […]

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Share the post “Rio 2016 vote ‘linked to Senegal’s Papa Diack’” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail French investigators think the vote to give Rio the 2016 Olympic Games may have been rigged with the help of Senegalese marketing consultant Papa Massata Diack, a paper in France is reporting. Papa Diack is the son of former International Olympic Committee (IOC) […]

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Share the post “Nigeria charges oil giants with corruption” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency has filed new charges in the case against the oil giants Royal Dutch Shell and ENI. The corruption allegations relate to the $1.3bn (£1bn) purchase of a Nigerian oil block in 2011. These are the latest charges in a complex investigation spanning […]

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Share the post “IOC to investigate former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail IOC to investigate former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks Frankie Fredericks has won four Olympic silver medals BBC Africa’s sport presenter has a statement from the International Olympic Committee following newspaper allegations about improper behaviour leading up to the selection of Rio de Janeiro […]

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Share the post “SENEGAL: KARIM WADE RELEASED FROM PRISON” FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInE-mail Karim Wade, the convicted son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade, has been released from prison in Senegal after being granted a presidential pardon. Wade was immediately flown to Qatar after President Macky Sall’s decree early Friday, local media reported. He was initially sentenced in 2012 […]

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