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Lamine Diack will die in jail if sentenced – defence lawyers...

PARIS (Reuters) - Lawyers for former world athletics chief Lamine Diack, who is on trial for corruption, on Thursday protested their client’s innocence and...

Athletics ex-boss stands trial for taking bribes to clear Russians of...

PARIS (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, the former head of the governing body for world athletics, was at the heart of a corruption scam that...

Former athletics chief Diack in French court for corruption trial

PARIS (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of world athletics’ governing body, arrived in a French courtroom on Monday for the start...

French court denies bid by Diack's son and co-defendant to delay...

PARIS (Reuters) - A French court on Monday said it would not delay the trial of Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics’ governing...

Corruption trial of former athletics chief Diack begins in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics’ governing body, arrived in court in Paris on Monday to stand trial on charges...

Trial of former athletics chief Diack for doping cover-up to begin

PARIS (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ governing body, goes on trial in Paris on Monday on charges of corruption...

Japan businessman admits giving gifts for successful Tokyo Olympic bid

New questions about Tokyo’s successful bid for the 2020 Olympics have been raised after a businessman admitted he had given digital cameras and Seiko...

Exclusive: Japan businessman paid $8.2 million by Tokyo Olympics bid lobbied...

TOKYO/PARIS (Reuters) - A businessman who received millions of dollars for his work on Tokyo’s successful campaign to host the 2020 Olympics, which was...

Trial of Lamine Diack put back after presentation of new documents

The long-awaited corruption trial of the former IAAF president Lamine Diack has been delayed until June after new documents were presented at the last...

Cash for doping cover-up: trial of former athletics chief Diack to...

PARIS (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ governing body IAAF, goes on trial in Paris on Monday on charges of...

Olympics: FIFA's Infantino proposed as IOC member, but not Coe –...

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been proposed for International Olympic Committee membership, but World Athletics head Sebastian Coe will have...

World Athletics Championships: $4.5m Doha cash plan investigated by judges

French judges are investigating whether $4.5m was paid by the organisers of the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Qatar to a controversial former senior...

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid

The International Olympic Committee has promised to investigate startling new allegations that nine of its members – including pole vault legend Sergei Bubka and...

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu...

France to try former IAAF chief Diack for corruption, money laundering:...

PARIS (Reuters) - Former IAAF chief Lamine Diack and his son Papa Massata will be tried in France on charges of corruption and money...

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe

TOKYO (Reuters) - Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down...

BeIN Sports chief in World Athletics Championships corruption inquiry

The director general of the Qatari television group BeIN is under investigation for corruption by the French authorities, who suspect he paid bribes in...

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack

PARIS (Reuters) - French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes’ positive...

Athletics: French prosecutor calls for Diack to stand trial – source

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s financial prosecutor has recommended that Lamine Diack, the former president of world athletics ruling body the IAAF, and his son...

Tokyo 2020 Games: Japan Olympics chief Tsunekazu Takeda quits

Tsunekazu Takeda announced his resignation to...

Donald Trump has unified America – against him

Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPADonald Trump is on the verge of accomplishing what no American president has ever achieved – a truly multi-racial, multi-class, bipartisan political...