Lamine Diack, who “gave” the 2021 (2022?) IAAF championships to Eugene, sentenced to 2 years

Diack in happier times, listening to UO Foundation head Paul Weinhold promise him the full faith and credit of UO’s $1B endowment, in exchange for a track meet:

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Today’s news from the BBC, here. Diack took money from Russian athletes to ignore their positive drug tests. His Treasurer was also convicted. Diack’s deputy, Lord Coe, who was on the Nike payroll and swore he knew nothing, is now in charge and has rebranded the IAAF as “World Athletics”.

Diack’s lawyers will appeal, but who knows what secrets a man might spill to get an early release from a French penitentiary?

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3 Responses to Lamine Diack, who “gave” the 2021 (2022?) IAAF championships to Eugene, sentenced to 2 years

  1. charlie says:

    His son is also under investigation, as well. Just a matter of time..,

  2. Anonymous says:

    Yay

  3. Townie says:

    Shady organizations I won’t give a nickel to: FIFA, IOC, IAAF, NCAA

    At least major league sports players are remunerated handsomely

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