(Photo: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
French magistrates have filed new, tougher corruption charges against former IAAF president Lamine Diack in connection with coverups of Russian doping.
Diack had previously been accused of “passive corruption,” on suspicion he took around 1 million euros ($1.1 million US) to cover up positive drug tests by Russian athletes.
An official with the Paris financial prosecutor’s office said Tuesday that Diack is now accused of “active corruption,” which generally involves offering money or other promises in exchange for violating a rule.
The original article can be found at cbc.ca