THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) AMENDS THE PERIODS OF INELIGIBILITY OF UKRAINIAN SPRINTERS OLHA ZEMLIAK AND OLESIA POVH

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued its decision in the appeal arbitration procedures between the Ukrainian sprinters Olha Zemliak and Olesia Povh (collectively, the Athletes), the Ukrainian Athletic Federation (UAF) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The Athletes filed appeals at the CAS against the decisions issued by the UAF Executive Committee in February 2018 (the Challenged Decisions) in which they were found … Continue reading THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) AMENDS THE PERIODS OF INELIGIBILITY OF UKRAINIAN SPRINTERS OLHA ZEMLIAK AND OLESIA POVH

CAS ARBITRATION: CASTER SEMENYA, ATHLETICS SOUTH AFRICA (ASA) AND INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATIONS (IAAF)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has ruled on the requests for arbitration filed by the South African athlete Caster Semenya and Athletics South Africa (ASA) (“the Claimants”) against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) (collectively, the parties). The arbitration procedures concerned the “IAAF Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (Athletes with Differences of Sex Development)” (DSD Regulations) that were due to come into … Continue reading CAS ARBITRATION: CASTER SEMENYA, ATHLETICS SOUTH AFRICA (ASA) AND INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATIONS (IAAF)

Turkish club Trabzonspor sanctioned with registration ban for non-payment of transfer fee

The Turkish Süper Lig club, Trabzonspor, has been sanctioned by the Bureau of the Players’ Status Committee and, on the basis of art. 12bis par. 4d) of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, have been banned from registering any new players, either nationally or internationally, for one entire registration period.   Following a review of the case, the club was notified of the … Continue reading Turkish club Trabzonspor sanctioned with registration ban for non-payment of transfer fee

Chandimal suspended for two matches under Article 2.5.2 (& His Right to Appeal under Article 8.2)

Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended from Sri Lanka’s upcoming two Twenty20 Internationals in the three-nation series after being found guilty of a serious over-rate offence in Saturday’s match against Bangladesh in Colombo. Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fine after Chandimal’s side was ruled to be four overs short of their target when time allowances were taken into … Continue reading Chandimal suspended for two matches under Article 2.5.2 (& His Right to Appeal under Article 8.2)

Accreditation of Bucharest laboratory suspended by WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced the suspension of its accreditation of the Bucharest laboratory in Romania for a period of six months. This suspension was imposed due to a number of non-conformities with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL), which on 29 November 2017, resulted in the laboratory being provisionally suspended. Since that date, disciplinary proceedings were carried out by an independent disciplinary committee mandated … Continue reading Accreditation of Bucharest laboratory suspended by WADA

PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY ISSUE 18 IS HERE! *CELEBRATING OUR 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY*

Plawyered is now 2 years old! 28 days has February and 28 articles are loaded in this issue!!!!!  In this issue read, FIFA U-17 WORLD IN NUMBERS CLUB TRANSFERS STATS FIFA HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY BOARD: ACTIVITY REPORT’17 WFSGI CODE OF CONDUCT THE LUZHNIKI, A GREEN STADIUM SPORTS ARBITRATION RULES FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE OF SPORTS-RELATED ARBITRATION ADMISSION TO THE OLYMPIC WINTER … Continue reading PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY ISSUE 18 IS HERE! *CELEBRATING OUR 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY*

WADA CODE : INTERNATIONAL STANDARD FOR THERAPEUTIC USE EXEMPTIONS

The International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions is a mandatory International Standard developed as part of the World Anti-Doping Program. The purpose of the International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions is to establish (a) the conditions that must be satisfied in order for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (or TUE) to be granted, permitting the presence of a Prohibited Substance in an Athlete’s Sample or the … Continue reading WADA CODE : INTERNATIONAL STANDARD FOR THERAPEUTIC USE EXEMPTIONS