The ethics board of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has provisionally banned deputy director general Nick Davies, his wife and a senior member of its medical team for allegedly taking money to bury news of Russian doping positives in 2013.
Davies, IAAF president Sebastian Coe's closest aide, project manager Jane Boulter-Davies and medical manager Pierre-Yves Garnier are provisionally suspended from holding any office at the IAAF for 180 days from June 10.
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The allegations stem from an email sent by Davies to the son of former IAAF president Lamine Diack before the 2013 World Athletics Championships in Moscow which outlined a plan to delay naming Russian drugs cheats to avoid bad publicity.
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