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Athletics' Lamine Diack arrives for last day of Paris corruption trial

Video Credit: Reuters - Sports
Published on June 18, 2020 - Duration: 01:16s

Athletics' Lamine Diack arrives for last day of Paris corruption trial

Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics' governing body who is standing trial on charges of corruption, arrives on the last day of hearings at a Paris court.

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Athletics' Lamine Diack arrives for last day of Paris corruption trial

VIDEO SHOWS: FORMER INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATION HEAD LAMINE DIACK ARRIVING FOR LAST DAY OF TRIAL / LAWYER FOR DIACK SAYING HE IS CONFIDENT SHOWS: PARIS, FRANCE (JUNE 18, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1.

VARIOUS OF FORMER INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATION HEAD, LAMINE DIACK, ARRIVING AT PARIS COURTHOUSE AND ENTERING COURTROOM 2.

DOOR CLOSING 3.

SCREEN FOR COURTROOM 4.

POLICE WALKING IN CORRIDOR 5.

(SOUNDBITE) (French) LAWYER OF LAMINE DIACK, SIMON NDIAYE, SAYING: "Very relaxed, confident.

You'll be able to hear our defence speech and the arguments we will explain." 6.

LAWYERS ENTERING COURTROOM 7.

COURTHOUSE 8.

ENTRANCE TO PARIS COURTHOUSE STORY: Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics' governing body, arrived on the last day of hearings at a Paris court on Thursday (June 18).

Diack is standing trial on charges of corruption, money laundering and breach of trust linked to a Russian doping scandal.

Prosecutors allege he solicited 3.45 million euros ($3.9 million) from athletes suspected of doping to cover up the allegations and allow them to continue competing, including in the 2012 London Olympics.

(Production: Antony Paone, Lucien Libert)

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