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


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.