French financial prosecutors on Wednesday sought a four-year jail sentence for Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics’ governing body, on trial for corruption and money laundering linked to a Russian doping scandal.
Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics’ governing body, thanked his supporters especially those in Senegal after coming out of a morning hearing in a Paris court on Monday.
Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics’ governing body, arrived in court in Paris on Monday to stand trial on charges of corruption, money laundering and breach of trust linked to a Russian doping scandal.
Disgraced marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has resumed training after serving a four-year doping ban and urged fellow Kenyan athletes to be more vigilant about what goes into their bodies so that they avoid suffering the same fate.
South Africa’s runner Precious Mashele smashed his half marathon Personal Best (PB) by 40sec on Sunday, in the 23rd edition of Boulogne-Billancourt half-marathon, in France.