Lamine Diack, photo by Photorun.net
LAUSANNE (SUI): Former IAAF president Lamine Diack has resigned as an honorary member of the IOC, report Reuters. This follows his resignation from his role of President of the International Athletics Foundation yesterday. Diack is currently under investigation for corruption and money laundering.
Editor’s note: The maelstrom that the sport is swimming in continues. Lamine Diack has been accused of “passive corruption. ” HIs son, Pappa Diack, per the latest reports, has still not surrendered himself to French authorities.
Larry Eder has had a 50-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: "I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself." Theme song: Greg Allman, " I'm no Angel."
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