Time­line of a global ath­let­ics scan­dal

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va­cates his post as pres­i­dent of Rus­sian ath­let­ics

FE­BRU­ARY 2015

Au­gust 4:

The ARD’s fol­low-up pro­gramme, Dop­ing – Top Se­cret: The Shad­owy World of Ath­let­ics, causes fresh up­roar, al­leg­ing that sus­pi­cious blood re­sults were not fol­lowed up by the IAAF. A day later, Wada an­nounces the in­de­pen­dent com­mis­sion’s in­ves­ti­ga­tion will be ex­tended to cover the lat­est al­le­ga­tions

Daniel Mothowagae

Au­gust 1:

De­cem­ber 11: Wada an­nounces an in­de­pen­dent com­mis­sion headed by for­mer pres­i­dent Dick Pound to in­ves­ti­gate Ger­man re­gional pub­lic ser­vice broad­caster ARD’s al­le­ga­tions. IAAF pres­i­dent Lamine Di­ack’s son Papa Mas­sata Di­ack steps down as an IAAF con­sul­tant; Rus­sian ath­let­ics chief Valentin Balakhnichev quits as IAAF trea­surer; and the IAAF’s anti-dop­ing di­rec­tor, Gabriel Dollé, leaves in a huff

Fe­bru­ary 17 2015: Balakhnichev

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