Ex-head of world athletics Diack will get jail for corruption

PARIS, September 16

Lamine Diack, the previous head of world athletics’ governing physique, was convicted in France of corruption in a Russian doping scandal and sentenced to spend at the very least two years in jail.

Senegal’s Diack, 87, was discovered responsible of taking bribes from athletes in return for orchestrating the cover-up of check outcomes that enabled them to proceed competing, together with within the 2012 London Olympics.

The court docket had heard how Diack solicited bribes totalling 3.45 million euros from athletes suspected of medicine dishonest and paid off different officers on the International Association of Athletics Federations to help with the quilt up. — Reuters

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