The best-paid lobbyist behind Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Games bid reportedly said he gave expensive gifts to an eminent member of the International Olympic Committee who is currently facing trial for corruption in France.
The trial of six individuals accused of having tried to cover up the doping of 23 Russian athletes was postponed until June after new evidence emerged, a Paris-based court decided on Monday, according toBBC Sports.
Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), is suspected of taking more than US$1 million in bribes from Russia in exchange for covering up evidence of positive drugs tests.
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