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Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) President Carlos Arthur Nuzman leaves the Federal Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Bruno Kelly/Reuters

The head of Brazil’s Olympic Committee was detained on Thursday as part of an investigation into allegations that bribes helped secure the selection o(...)

 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(...)

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 (...)

 Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former president of world athletics’ governing body the IAAF. Photograph: AFP Photo

Former Russian Athletics boss Valentin Balakhnichev, former Russian coach Alexei Melnikov and former IAAF consultant Papa Massata Diack have appealed (...)

Adidas: The German shoe and sportswear company has been hard at work pumping money behind a very particular problem: it’s not as cool as it used to be. Photograph:  Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke

Is Adidas cool? As a recent convert to the brand, I have a vested interest. But because I’m not a teenager, my conscious thinking process when picking(...)

Adidas are to end their sponsorship deal with the IAAF four years early, according to reports. Photograph: PA

Adidas is ending its sponsorship deal with athletics’ world governing body in the wake of the doping scandal, according to reports. The sportswear gi(...)

The Olympic Stadium in London which will host the 2017 World Championships in 2017. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty

IAAF president Lord Coe has promised to investigate claims of bribery in the bidding process for the 2017 World Championships in London. The city wa(...)

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