Fredericks suspended from athletics pending ethics investigation

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Fredericks - a four-time Olympic silver medallist - denies the allegations

IAAF council member Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from athletics pending an investigation into a potential ethics violation, the sport's governing body said on Monday.

The Namibian is being investigated by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) over payments he received from Papa Massata Diack, the son of ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack.

In March, French newspaper Le Monde claimed