June 17, 2020 / 4:34 PM / 16 days ago

French prosecutors request four-year jail sentence for Lamine Diack

PARIS, June 17 (Reuters) - French financial prosecutors on Wednesday asked for a four-year jail sentence for Lamine Diack, former head of world athletics, on trial for corruption, money laundering and breach of trust.

Prosecutors allege that Diack solicited bribes totalling 3.45 million euros ($3.87 million) from athletes suspected of doping to cover up test results and let them continue competing. ($1 = 0.8912 euros) (Reporting by Tangi Salaun; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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