Keyword: athletics

French arrest warrants for two Russian former athletics officials

French magistrates investigating alleged bribery behind a cover-up of doping of athletes have issued warrants for the arrests of Valentin Balakhnichev, the former head of Russian athletics who was also treasurer of the International Association of Athletics Federations, and Alexei Melnikov, a former Russian national team coach.

French prosecutors to investigate 2016 and 2020 Olympic bids

France to broaden probe into corruption in athletics to include the bidding and voting processes for hosting Rio and Tokyo Games.

French steeplechaser loses his shirt – and his gold medal

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was stripped of his European title in Zurich after removing his shirt in celebration on final straight.