Former (IAAF president Lamine Diack has been under house arrest in France since  2015.

Lamine Diack, the former boss of athletics’ world governing body the IAAF, and his son Papa Massata Diack are to stand trial in France on corruption a(...)

 Paris Saint-Germain president  Nasser Al-Khelaifi is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha’s bid to host the athletics world championship. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption re(...)

 Japan’s Olympic Committee President (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda  says he will step down in June, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC), Tsunekazu Takeda, is resigning amid a bribery scandal that investigators suspect helped Tokyo l(...)

Tsunekazu Takeda, president of the Japanese Olympic committee. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

The president of Japan’s Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, has been indicted in France on corruption allegations, a judicial source confirmed on Fr(...)

 President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee and honorary member of the IOC Carlos Arthur Nuzman (right) arriving at police headquarters in Rio   to give a statement. Photograph: EPA/Antonio Lacerda

Police raided the home of Brazil’s Olympics chief Carlos Arthur Nuzman on Tuesday, accusing him of brokering a deal to bribe International Olympic Com(...)

Sebastian Coe: his former chief of staff was Nick Davies. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty

Nick Davies, former chief of staff to IAAF president Sebastian Coe, has been expelled from athletics’ governing body after he admitted taking payments(...)

David Bedford  told MPs he made several attempts to tell Sebastian Coe about the Shobukhova case in August 2014. Photograph: PRU/AFP Photo

Sebastian Coe will defy a summons from the British House of Commons culture, media and sport select committee to answer further questions about what h(...)

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack is accused of accepting more than €1 million in return for covering up positive drug tests: His son, Papa Massata Diack,  is wanted by Interpol on charges of complicity in receiving bribes. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty

A company founded by a former senior figure at the IAAF, the governing body of world athletics, reportedly received two payments totalling $3.5 milli(...)

 IAAF president Sebastian Coe and Rune Andersen, the independent chairperson of the IAAF Taskforce, during Friday’s  press conference in Vienna, Austria. Photograph: Christian Hofer/Getty Images for IAAF

The International Olympic Committee has backed athletics’ world governing body over its unanimous vote to extend Russia’s suspension from global compe(...)

Is Sebastian Coe the man to clean up athletics? Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Sebastian Coe rarely loses a race. But on January 14th of this year, he found himself chased by a rabble of reporters, trailing him like a conga line (...)

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