Papa Massata Diack, son of former IAAF president Lamine Diack, faces judge in Senegal

November 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene, Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Diacks’ trial on corruption charges connected to the Russian doping scandal of 2015 is scheduled to start in France on January 13


Former IAAF head Lamine Diack and son to face trial over doping coverups

June 26th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The 86-year-old former IAAF president was charged with corruption, influence-peddling and money laundering in 2015


Understanding the Russia-IAAF scandal: A timeline of significant events

January 14th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There’s been a constant stream of news about the scandal going on in Russian athletics and within the IAAF governing body for over a year now. Here’s what you need to know to get […]


Lamine Diack denies funding Senegal president’s campaign

December 19th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Lamine Diack has denied reports that he funded Senegal’s presidential campaign during his tenure as the IAAF president.


Next doping report expected to have a condemning ‘Wow factor’

November 25th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The next doping report, set to be released in January by an investigative committee led by Dick Pound, is expected to have a “wow factor.”


Winners and losers of the running world this past week

November 10th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It has been a big week for running. Over the past few days, several big news items have come out of the woodwork– some good, some bad. Very bad. So, we’re doing a roundup […]


Former IAAF president Lamine Diack accused of accepting bribes to cover Russian doping

November 4th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Russian athletics doping scandal took another twist on Wednesday as former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Lamine Diack is being accused of accepting $285,000 in cash to cover up positive drug […]


Lamine Diack admits athletics facing a ‘crisis’

February 17th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Lamine Diack, president of the International Association of Athletics Federations, has admitted the organization and the sport of athletics face a “crisis” over recent allegations of widespread doping in the sport. Speaking in an […]


Kenya changes stance on PED problem

January 13th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Athletics Kenya president Isaiah Kiplagat told the press last week that the “doping issue is just as bad as AIDS” in Kenya. Though the words may be a bit bold, it’s a notable change in tone […]