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Disgraced former IAAF president Lamine Diack dies at 88

Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), now known as World Athletics, has passed away at his home in Senegal at the age of 88. Diack, who served as president from 1999 to 2015, was put on trial last year for corruption, money laundering and breach of trust.
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Convicted ex-head of world athletics Lamine Diack dies at 88

DAKAR, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, the former head of world athletics' governing body who was convicted of corruption last year, died at home in Senegal on Friday at the age of 88, his son said. Diack led the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) from 1999 to 2015,...
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Lamine Diack, ex IAAF chief convicted of corruption, dies

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Lamine Diack, the controversial long-time leader of track and field who was convicted of extorting money from athletes and accused of taking bribes in an Olympic hosting vote, has died, his family said Friday. He was 88. Awa Diack, niece of the former International Olympic Committee...
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Lamine Diack: Disgraced athletics boss dies in Senegal

The disgraced former head of world athletics' governing body Lamine Diack has died at home in Senegal, aged 88. Diack, who was convicted of corruption last year, was president of World Athletics (formerly the International Association of Athletics Federations, IAAF) from 1999 to 2015. In September 2020, he was found...
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Former head of global athletics Lamine Diack dies at 88: family

The former head of global athletics Lamine Diack, who presided over the sport from 1999 to 2015 but was later convicted for corruption, has died aged 88, his family told AFP. The Senegalese was head of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), now renamed World Athletics, the world governing body of track and field, the cornerstone of Olympic sport. Diack was replaced by Britain's Sebastian Coe in August 2015 as head of world athletics.
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Lamine Diack, disgraced leader of international athletic organization, dies at 88

Lamine Diack, a onetime politician in Senegal who became the powerful head of the IAAF, the international organization governing track and field, only to be convicted in a corruption scandal linked to bribes to cover up positive drug tests by athletes, died Dec. 3 at his home in Senegal. He was 88.
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