Diack confirmed as IAAF president

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Diack confirmed as IAAF president

DAEGU - Senegal’s Lamine Diack has been elected unopposed to a new term as president of the IAAF, the world governing body for athletics.

The 78-year-old Diack received 173 “yes” votes and 27 “no” votes.

Ukraine’s former pole-vaulting great Sergey Bubka was voted off the panel, with Qatar’s Dahlan Al-Hamad, Britain’s Sebastian Coe, Canada’s Abby Hoffman and Robert Hersh of the U.S. going through.

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