PSG chief Charged with corruption over Qatar world Athletics Champs

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Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption over the bidding process for this year’s World Athletics Championships in Doha, judicial sources said.

Al-Khelaifi, who is also the boss of Qatari television channel BeIn Sports, has been under investigation since March for the bidding for the 2017 and the 2019 world championships.

The announcement comes after Yousef Al-Obaidly, chief executive of BeIn, and ex-athletics chief Lamine Diack, were reported to have been under investigation since March over wrongdoings in the same bidding process for the athletics event.

(AFP)

Samson Oyedeyi

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