BREAKING NEWS: Former president's son among four suspended by IAAF

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The IAAF has issued lifetime bans to three senior officials, including the son of former president Lamine Diack.

Marketing consultant Papa Massata Diack, former All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) president Valentin Balakhnichev and ex-ARAF coach Alexei Melnikov have all been served with the permanent suspensions.

Meanwhile, Gabriel Dolle, the former director of the IAAF's anti-doping department, has been given a five-year ban.