IAAF president Lamine Diack says Usain Bolt saved track and field

Usain Bolt may have been the person to save track and field in the face of a number of doping scandals, as well as to highlight the merits of the junior school system. That’s according to International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president, Lamine Diack. “I think it was the thing that was needed in…

Diack: South African co-operation needed over Semenya

Copenhagen – The ruling athletics body IAAF is still examining the results of Caster Semenya’s gender test and has called for co-operation from the 800 metres world champion’s home country of South Africa. ‘The case is still pending,’ IAAF president Lamine Diack told German Press Agency dpa on Sunday at the International Olympic Committee congress…