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?

CAS upholds the two-year period of ineligibility imposed on Roman Eremenko

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the Finnish footballer Roman Eremenko and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The two-year suspension imposed on the player by the UEFA Appeals Body (UEFA AB) on 2 March 2017 is confirmed. Furthermore, the CAS Panel has fixed the start date of the suspension at 6 October 2016, … Continue reading CAS upholds the two-year period of ineligibility imposed on Roman Eremenko

SIBEL ÖZKAN KONAK APPEAL DISMISSED BY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the Turkish weightlifter Ms Sibel Özkan Konak and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The athlete’s appeal has been dismissed and the decision taken by the IOC Disciplinary Commission on 21 July 2016 is confirmed. As a consequence, the results obtained by Sibel Özkan Konak during the Beijing Olympiad, including … Continue reading SIBEL ÖZKAN KONAK APPEAL DISMISSED BY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)