THE APPEAL FILED BY GALATASARAY SK IS REJECTED BY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rendered its decision in the arbitration procedure between the Turkish club Galatasaray SK and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The appeal filed by Galatasaray SK has been dismissed and the decision rendered by the UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) Adjudication Chamber on 2 March 2016 has been confirmed. As a consequence, Galatasaray SK remains … Continue reading THE APPEAL FILED BY GALATASARAY SK IS REJECTED BY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY : EURO 2016 SPECIAL! ISSUE 5 : 14th JUNE, 2016

IN THIS EURO 2016 SPECIAL ISSUE READ : CLAIMS OF SPORTS SPECTATOR INJURIES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PRIOR ASSUMPTION OF RISK WINDS OF CHANGE: SAMBA SAMOURA APPOINTED AS FIRST FEMALE SECRETARY GENERAL OF FIFA BRINGING ‘UDTA PUNJAB’ DOWN TO THE GROUND ALL THE REGULATIONS FROM EURO 2016! THE CHANGES IN LAW 12! BCCI AMENDMENTS CASE UPDATES    UPDATES FROM OLYMPICS   WADA ROUNDUP    UPCOMING MONTH’S FIXTURES   MONTHLY ROUND UP DOWNLOAD … Continue reading PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY : EURO 2016 SPECIAL! ISSUE 5 : 14th JUNE, 2016

Anderson reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

England fast bowler James Anderson has received an official reprimand for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third day’s play in the Lord’s Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. The 33-year-old was found to be in violation of Level 1 Article 2.1.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel which relates to “conduct that is contrary to the … Continue reading Anderson reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Innovative Suita City Football Stadium to make FIFA Club World Cup debut

The Official Mascot of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2016 was launched and presented to the public today in front of thousands of football fans at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. The chosen mascot is a bird of paradise – a symbolic animal that is unique to Papua New Guinea – and is nicknamed “Susa”, which means “sister”, a name derived … Continue reading Innovative Suita City Football Stadium to make FIFA Club World Cup debut

Bureau of the FIFA Council lifts suspension of Benin Football Association (FBF)

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Benin Football Association (FBF) on 9 May 2016 in accordance with article 16 of the FIFA Statutes for failing to hold elections within a set deadline because of a judicial ruling by a local court. The decision has been confirmed following the FBF elective congress which was held today, 10 … Continue reading Bureau of the FIFA Council lifts suspension of Benin Football Association (FBF)

WADA suspends the accreditation of the Madrid Laboratory

WADA has suspended the accreditation of the Laboratorio de Control de Dopaje (Laboratory) in Madrid, Spain. The decision, taken by WADA’s President, is a direct result of the WADA Foundation Board’s 19 March decision to declare the Spanish Anti-Doping Agency (AEPSAD) non-compliant. The suspension, which takes effect immediately, prohibits the Laboratory from carrying out any WADA-related anti-doping activities including all analyses of urine and blood … Continue reading WADA suspends the accreditation of the Madrid Laboratory

Outcomes from ICC Cricket Committee meeting

The ICC Cricket Committee concluded its two-day meeting at Lord’s. The ICC Cricket Committee makes recommendations on cricket playing issues to the ICC Chief Executives’ Committee and, if it is a policy matter, the ICC Board for approval and comprises representatives of many stakeholder groups involved in the modern game, including players, umpires, and the media. The Committee is chaired by the former India captain … Continue reading Outcomes from ICC Cricket Committee meeting

Attorneys for FIFA provide update on internal investigation and details on compensation for former top officials

The attorneys conducting the internal investigation into wrongdoing at FIFA, Quinn Emanuel, today released information regarding details on contracts and compensation for a small group of former FIFA officials. The evidence appears to reveal a coordinated effort by three former top officials of FIFA to enrich themselves through annual salary increases, World Cup bonuses and other incentives totalling more than CHF 79 million – in … Continue reading Attorneys for FIFA provide update on internal investigation and details on compensation for former top officials

FIFA sanctions several football associations after discriminatory chants by fans

Following match reports and additional evidence generated by the Anti-Discrimination Monitoring System, FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings against the associations of Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras and Croatia. Chile was sanctioned with a ban on playing at the Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos in Santiago for two official matches and fined CHF 30,000. The first suspension will be served at the next match of … Continue reading FIFA sanctions several football associations after discriminatory chants by fans

Greece sanctioned for fielding ineligible player in friendly

Hellenic Football Federation (HFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the international friendly match played between Turkey and Greece on 17 November 2015. The match is declared to be lost by forfeit and awarded 3-0 in favor of Turkey, with the HFF also receiving a fine of CHF 4,000 after the FIFA Disciplinary Committee considered the HFF liable for having breached art. … Continue reading Greece sanctioned for fielding ineligible player in friendly