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Guilty of corruption: Ex-global athletics boss FINED $582,000 but could dodge jail for accepting bribes from suspected drug cheats

2 days ago   |   By RT

Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics governing body the International Association of Athletics' Federations, has been given four years in prison and a massive fine alongside his son after being convicted of corruption.
The 87-year old has had two years of the sentence suspended for his part in corruption and money-laundering charges linked to the Russian doping scandal, including allowing athletes suspected of doping to cover up test results and continue competing.
His age means that he is unlikely to go to jail, with presiding judge Rose-Marie Hunault telling him that he could...
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Former IAAF head Lamine Diack sentenced to 2 years in prison

Former IAAF head Lamine Diack sentenced to 2 years in prison

2 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

PARIS - Former track federation president Lamine Diack was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a scheme that allowed Russian athletes who paid hush money to keep competing when they should have been suspended...
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Former track federation president Lamine Diack found guilty of corruption; sentenced to 2 years in prison, fined $590K

Former track federation president Lamine Diack found guilty of corruption; sentenced to 2 years in prison, fined $590K

2 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

PARIS - Former track federation president Lamine Diack found guilty of corruption; sentenced to 2 years in prison, fined $590K.
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