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Major reforms will be voted upon during a special congress of the International Association of Athletics Federations in Monaco on Saturday, December 3.
The IAAF President, Lord Coe, has been under great pressure to reform the IAAF after a series of high-level scandals.
His predecessor, Lamine Diack, was arrested in France more than 12 months ago and is still under investigation for alleged corruption and money laundering, in particular involving the Russian Athletics Federation. Diack is suspected of accepting a bribe of €1.1 million to cover up positive doping tests for a number of athletes.
“In our minds, the future of our sport depends upon athletics restructuring and moving forward as one of the leading global sports, with a governing body that is accountable, transparent, robust, flexible and representative of our sport,” the Athletes’ Commission Chairman Rozle Prezelj, a former Olympic high jumper, said in welcoming the move.
Coe has said that the new proposals and greater transparency will make “a massive difference” to the sport.
The Classic Monte-Carlo Rally and the Historic Monte-Carlo Rally have both been cancelled because of restrictions surrounding the Covid crisis.
The Roca Team came out swinging and never stopped in their Wednesday night Euro Cup 7 Top 16 match against Nanterre, beating their opponent 93 to 65.
Talks will be held next week to decide the fate of this year’s Six Nations rugby tournament as France raises concerns about the potential spread of the new UK variant of the Covid virus.
The Red and Whites secured a huge 3 to 0 victory over SCO Angers, catapulting them into a solid fourth place in Ligue 1 and putting a rare smile on Coach Niko Kovac’s face.