Ex-world athletics chief Diack convicted in Paris graft trial

A Paris court has found former world athletics chief Lamine Diack guilty of corruption charges linked to a doping scandal and sentenced him to jail, prosecutors said on Wednesday.Diack, 87, was sentenced to two years in prison, with another two years suspended, the French financial prosecution service said. The verdict can be appealed and the court did not order him to be taken into custody immediately.Diack was also fined 500,000 euros (592,485 dollars) and permanently banned from any professional activity in sports.Diack headed the world athletics governing body IAAF (since renamed World Ath…

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