The guilty verdict in a Paris court represented a spectacular fall from grace for the 87-year-old Diack, who was the powerful head of the IAAF from 1999-2015.
Papa Massata Diack and his father Lamine, the former head of what is now known as World Athletics, are charged with corruption, money laundering and breach of trust, and are alleged to have used their positions to enrich themselves.
Kenyan Brigid Kosgei sets new women's marathon world record, beating Paula Radcliffe's 2003 time
As Naples hosted the 2019 Summer Universiade — the 60th anniversary of the international multi-sport event organized for university athletes — Euronews spoke to three women who have made their mark on the competition for different reasons.
The CAS upheld new IAAF rules which attempt to restrict testosterone levels in female runners such as South Africa's Semenya.
Olympic champion under threat from ruling which would restrict the level of testosterone permitted for female runners.
The career of controversial South African athlete Caster Semenya could be at an end after tougher rules came into effect on Thursday.
Father and son team defy cerebral palsy to complete marathons
From doping scandals and record breaking transfer fees to comebacks and retirements, 2017 has been packed with action in the world of sport
The IAAF is investigating allegations that the world champion's coach Dennis Mitchell and an agent offered to supply performance-enhancing drugs.
"If we don’t have faith in what we are watching... then we don’t have a strong sport," says the British marathon champion and anti-doping campaigner.
World's fastest man takes a lap of honour at the London Stadium as US tops the medals table.