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)

CAS ISSUES DECISIONS IN THE CASES OF TATYANA CHERNOVA, EKATERINA SHARMINA AND KRISTINA UGAROVA

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued decisions concerning the Russian track and field athletes Tatyana Chernova, Ekaterina Sharmina and Kristina Ugarova. All three athletes have been found to have committed an Anti-doping Rule Violation (ADRV) pursuant to Rule 32.2 of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) Competition Rules after analysis of their Athlete Biological Passports (ABP) showed evidence of blood doping. Tatyana Chernova … Continue reading CAS ISSUES DECISIONS IN THE CASES OF TATYANA CHERNOVA, EKATERINA SHARMINA AND KRISTINA UGAROVA

CAS DISMISSES THE APPEAL FILED BY THE RUSSIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) against the decision rendered by Governing Board of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on 7 August 2016. As a consequence, the IPC decision is confirmed. Following revelations related to the doping system in Russia, the IPC Governing Board suspended the RPC from IPC membership due to its … Continue reading CAS DISMISSES THE APPEAL FILED BY THE RUSSIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

APPLICATION OF THE IRANIAN WEIGHTLIFTER BEHDAD SALIMI (WEIGHTLIFTING +105KG) IS DISMISSED

The ad hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 rendered its last decision earlier today in the arbitration between the Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimi (+105kg), the Iranian National Olympic Committee (the Applicants) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), following a protest filed by the Applicants in relation to a decision of the Competition Jury to overturn … Continue reading APPLICATION OF THE IRANIAN WEIGHTLIFTER BEHDAD SALIMI (WEIGHTLIFTING +105KG) IS DISMISSED

ATHLETICS: THE APPLICATION FILED BY DARYA KLISHINA (RUSSIA) IS UPHELD BY THE CAS : THE ATHLETE REMAINS ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN RIO

The ad hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 has rendered its decision in the case of the Russian athlete Darya Klishina (“the Athlete”) (long jump) against the International Association of Athletics Federations  (IAAF). The Athlete challenged the decision rendered by the IAAF Doping Review Board (IAAF DRB) on 12 August 2016, which revoked its previous … Continue reading ATHLETICS: THE APPLICATION FILED BY DARYA KLISHINA (RUSSIA) IS UPHELD BY THE CAS : THE ATHLETE REMAINS ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN RIO

THE ATHLETES KLEBER DA SILVA RAMOS (BRAZIL, CYCLING ROAD RACE) AND XINYI CHEN (CHINA, SWIMMING) DISQUALIFIED FROM THE OLYMPIC GAMES FOLLOWING POSITIVE DOPING TEST

Following a request from the IOC Medical and Scientific  Commission Games Group, the Anti-doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD)  at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games issued the following decisions today concerning two athletes who have already been suspended provisionally by the CAS ADD: 1) Kleber Da Silva Ramos (Brazil, cycling road race), positive test with EPO CERA; the athlete accepted … Continue reading THE ATHLETES KLEBER DA SILVA RAMOS (BRAZIL, CYCLING ROAD RACE) AND XINYI CHEN (CHINA, SWIMMING) DISQUALIFIED FROM THE OLYMPIC GAMES FOLLOWING POSITIVE DOPING TEST