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Diack vertraagde Russische dopingzaken om sponsordeal te redden

De van corruptie verdachte oud-atletiekbaas Lamine Diack heeft tussen 2011 en 2013 de afhandeling van Russische dopingzaken bewust vertraagd om een grote sponsordeal met een Russische bank veilig te stellen. Dat vertelde de 87-jarige Senegalees op de derde dag van zijn strafproces in een Parijse rechtbank.
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