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PARIS (AP) — With his federation embattled by widespread doping allegations that could lead to a reshuffle of Olympic and world championship podiums for more than a decade, IAAF president Lamine Diack defended his organization's anti-doping record and dismissed the accusations as a "joke" on Monday.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's s stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country's latest economic crisis.
Malaysian aviation experts were to meet their French counterparts and judges Monday to coordinate the investigation into missing flight MH370, days after the discovery of a washed-up plane part offered fresh hopes of solving the mystery. Technical experts, including from US aerospace giant Boeing, will from Wednesday begin examining the wing component that surfaced last week on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. The two-metre long flaperon, already confirmed to be part of a Boeing 777, is virtually certain to have come from the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight, as no other such plane is known to have crashed in the area.