‘Son of former IAAF president pivot in extensive corruption-scandal’

‘Son of former IAAF president pivot in extensive corruption-scandal’

A French prosecutor has said on Tuesday prove to have major omkoopschandalen organized around Papa Massata Diack, son of the former president of the international athletics federation (IAAF) Lamine Diack.

It was going to be more demonstrable payments to members of the IAAF and the IOC, to major sporting events, votes to arrange for certain cities.

Supposedly it goes in particular to the Olympic Games of 2016 in Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo, who in 2020 will be held.

The federal police of Brazil did in that context, earlier on Tuesday raided the home of Carlos Arthur Nuzman, boss of the organising committee of the Olympic Games last year in Rio de Janeiro. The 75-year-old Nuzman had, according to Brazilian media with the police to report for questioning.


The ethics commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) launched earlier this year an investigation into possible corruption around the allocation of the Olympics to the Brazilian city.

Following is a transaction of $ 1.5 million (1.3 million euro) from a Brazilian businessman, the son of former IAAF president and IOC member Lamine Diack, a few days before the vote in Copenhagen. The French justice has evidence for it, and now attracts together with the IOC and the Brazilian police in the investigation.

Not only Diack junior, but also drivers from other African countries would be considerable sums of money have received from Brazil.

The IOC members gave Rio de Janeiro at the election of the preferred over Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago.

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