one 12 months in jail for the president of the handball league

French sport doesn’t win for scares. In December the president of the rugby federation (FFR), Bernard Laporte, was sentenced to 2 years in jail, with a suspended sentence, for corruption. Later, already in 2023, Noël Le Graet, his counterpart from the soccer federation (FFF) was faraway from his place, investigated for ethical and sexual harassment, and after lashing out at public opinion for some harsh phrases in opposition to Zinedine Zidane. And now, about to achieve February, the one who jumps to the entrance pages of the newspapers is Bruno Martini, president of the French Handball League (LNH), for corruption of minors.

A choose of the Paris judicial courtroom validated this Wednesday the sentence of 1 12 months in jail, with the sentence suspended, to the previous world champion, for these information, which the exporter acknowledgedbased on his lawyer.

On the choose’s proposal, Martini submitted to a responsible plea, a device that permits for lesser sentences to be imposed if the information are acknowledged, through which the previous worldwide additionally admitted possession of pornographic pictures of minorsreported his lawyer.

Martini, in his participant stage


Along with the suspensive jail sentence, which should not be served until convicted of different crimes, the sanction features a wonderful of two,500 euros and a five-year ban on participating in any exercise involved with minors.

As quickly because the sentence was identified, Martini introduced his resignation as president of the LNH.

Reported by an adolescent

Martini was denounced in 2020 by a 13-year-old teenagerwho defined, based on info from ‘French Data‘, that the 52-year-old athlete proposed a gathering with him by a social community, which he didn’t attend, after exchanging pictures of a sexual nature.

Bruno Martini, a 1.97-metre-tall colossus, was the ‘Bleus’ goalkeeper once they had been proclaimed handball world champions in 1995 and 2001. After his taking part in profession, he turned a membership supervisor. In November 2022, he was elected president of the League, a place that has barely lasted two months.

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