IOC to investigate former Namibian sprinter Frankie Fredericks

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Frankie Fredericks has won four Olympic silver medals

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 as host of the 2016 Olympics.

The IOC says it will investigate allegations made against former Namibian sprinter and IOC member Frankie Fredericks.

The allegations, published in French newspaper Le Monde, also named Papa Diack, the Senegalese marketing consultant and son of former sports adminstrator Lamine Diack who is banned for life from athletics for alleged corruption.

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