PARIS (Reuters) - Lawyers for Lamine Diack, the former head of world athletics’ governing body, said they would appeal a French court’s ruling on Wednesday that he was guilty of corruption in relation to a Russian doping scandal.
Diack’s lawyers said the judgment was unjust and inhumane.
Diack, 87, was sentenced to four years in jail, two of which are suspended.
Reporting by Tangi Salaun; Writing by Richard Lough; Editing by Catherine Evans
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