The IAAF has created own Department on the issues of doping and corruption

IAAF создала собственное подразделение по вопросам допинга и коррупции

The international Association of athletics federations (IAAF) has created own Department on issues of doping and corruption, reports AFP.

The decision was taken at a Congress of the organization held in Monaco.

It is reported that this measure is associated with reforms within the organization, which aims to restore confidence after a series of corruption scandals.

Previously, the former head of the IAAF, Lamine Diack was arrested on suspicion of corruption, including taking bribes for covering up positive doping tests for Russian athletes. Also, the IAAF has temporarily suspended the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla) after the report of the independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) anti-doping rule violation in Russia.

On Friday from-for corruption scandals known sportswear manufacturer has terminated the contract with the IAAF.

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