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)

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*

Bringing Football back in Kuwait : FIFA decides to appoint Normalisation Committee

On 16 October 2015, the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) was suspended to effect the change in sports law of Kuwait. As a result of this decision, no team from Kuwait of any sort (including clubs) could have had any international sporting contact (art. 14 par. 3 of the FIFA Statutes), and neither the KFA nor any of its members or officials can benefit from any development … Continue reading Bringing Football back in Kuwait : FIFA decides to appoint Normalisation Committee

FIFA against match manipulation & ban on Joseph Odartei Lamptey

FACTS : Shortly after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying match between South Africa and Senegal on 12 November 2016, several betting operators (among them, in particular, FIFA’s current integrity partner, Sportradar) made FIFA aware that the result of the match may have been influenced due to irregular and suspicious live betting activities that had occurred. The FIFA Integrity Department carried out a thorough … Continue reading FIFA against match manipulation & ban on Joseph Odartei Lamptey

BCCI charges Yusuf Pathan under Anti-Doping Rule Violation (Article 2.1) & How BCCI examines Anti-Doping Rule Violation?

On 27th October 2017, Yusuf Pathan was charged with the commission of an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) under the BCCI Anti-Doping Rules (ADR) Article 2.1 and provisionally suspended pending determination of the charge. Yusuf Pathan responded to the charge by admitting the ADRV and asserting that it was caused by his ingestion of a medication containing Terbutaline that had been mistakenly given to him instead … Continue reading BCCI charges Yusuf Pathan under Anti-Doping Rule Violation (Article 2.1) & How BCCI examines Anti-Doping Rule Violation?