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Balakhnichev denies new claim that six Russian athletes paid Diack to avoid doping sanctions

Balakhnichev denies new claim that six Russian athletes paid Diack to avoid doping sanctions

Dick Straight November 26, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Valentin Balakhnichev, former President of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF), has denied involvement in new claims that six athletes from the country were involved in paying top officials from the International

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Trio to fight life bans at the court of arbitration

Trio to fight life bans at the court of arbitration

Christopher Kelsall February 2, 2016 0

The nerve of disgraced former marketing employee of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and two others (see below) have the gall to fight their lifetime bans in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

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Karma takes out four criminals from the IAAF

Karma takes out four criminals from the IAAF

Christopher Kelsall January 7, 2016 0

See Discussion Forum © Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Papa Massata Diack has been banned for life by the IAAF’s ethics commission. Karma, if you will, has caught up to this cavalier, professional swindler and

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Russian President’s Predictable move: Robust Public Denial

Russian President’s Predictable move: Robust Public Denial

Christopher Kelsall December 4, 2014 0

As is the response anytime that a person or an organisation is caught cheating, the first move is a robust public denial. In this case the Russian Athletics Federation is denying the explosive doping

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Major Doping Scandal Brewing in Russia Thanks to German Television Documentary, ARD

Major Doping Scandal Brewing in Russia Thanks to German Television Documentary, ARD

Christopher Kelsall December 3, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated German television and radio journalist, who specialises in sport and doping investigative journalism, Hajo Seppelt, has uncovered what appears to be a doping scandal heretofore unseen in the

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