Human rights in sport regulations???

The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play. The enjoyment of the rights and freedoms set forth in this Olympic Charter shall be secured without discrimination of any kind, such as race, colour, … Continue reading Human rights in sport regulations???

Decisions on ANTI-DOPING – BIATHLON – OLYMPIC GAMES SOCHI 2014

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decisions in the appeals filed by Russian biathletes Olga Vilukhina and Yana Romanova against the decision issued by the International Olympic Committee Disciplinary Commission (IOC DC) dated 27 November 2017, as well as in the related appeal filed by the biathlete Olga Zaytseva against the IOC DC decision dated 1 December 2017 (collectively, the Athletes … Continue reading Decisions on ANTI-DOPING – BIATHLON – OLYMPIC GAMES SOCHI 2014

CAS PROCEEDINGS IN THE ARBITRATIONS ANDREAIANNONE V/FIM AND WADA V/ ANDREA IANNONE & FIM

Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing in the appeal arbitration procedures filed by the Italian MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) took place on 15 October 2020. The panel of arbitrators will now deliberate and finalise the Arbitral Award containing their decision. It is expected to be notified by mid November 2020. The proceedings concern the decision taken by the … Continue reading CAS PROCEEDINGS IN THE ARBITRATIONS ANDREAIANNONE V/FIM AND WADA V/ ANDREA IANNONE & FIM

COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) DISMISSED THE APPEAL OF WYDAD ATHLETIC CLUB

Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the appeal filed by the Moroccan club Wydad Athletic Club (WAC) against the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) and the Tunisian club Espérance Sportive de Tunis (EST) in relation to the decision taken by the CAF Appeals Board on 15 September 2019, which confirmed the earlier decision of the CAF Disciplinary Board dated 7 … Continue reading COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) DISMISSED THE APPEAL OF WYDAD ATHLETIC CLUB

CAS Panel decided that the ISA shall be the International Federation (IF) of SUP at Olympic level

Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the International Surfing Association (ISA) and the International Canoe Federation (ICF) regarding the governance of the sport of Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP). The CAS Panel has decided that the ISA shall be the International Federation (IF) governing and administrating the sport of SUP at Olympic level but has dismissed ISA’s request to … Continue reading CAS Panel decided that the ISA shall be the International Federation (IF) of SUP at Olympic level

FIFA welcomes Brussels Court of Appeal ruling on FIFA’s TPO and TPI rules

The Brussels Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Doyen Sports Investments and Belgian club FC Seraing seeking the illegality of FIFA’s Third Party Ownership (TPO) and Third Party Influence (TPI) rules. FIFA’s TPO and TPI rules are set out in article 18bis and 18ter of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP). In the decision, which was handed down on 12 December … Continue reading FIFA welcomes Brussels Court of Appeal ruling on FIFA’s TPO and TPI rules

Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Mohammad Hanif Sediqi Rustam

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mohammad Hanif Sediqi Rustam, former assistant to Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), guilty of various violations of the FIFA Code of Ethics. The investigation into Mr Sediqi Rustam concerned the complaints lodged by several Afghan female football players, accusing Mr Karim of repeated sexual abuse in the 2013-2018 period, at … Continue reading Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Mohammad Hanif Sediqi Rustam

CAS issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the Turkish football club Trabzonspor Kulübü Dernegi (Trabzonspor), the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), the Turkish football club Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (Fenerbahçe) FIFA

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the Turkish football club Trabzonspor Kulübü Dernegi (Trabzonspor), the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), the Turkish football club Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (Fenerbahçe) and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). This matter is a sequel of the long-standing dispute between the clubs of Trabzonspor and Fenerbahçe which arose at the … Continue reading CAS issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the Turkish football club Trabzonspor Kulübü Dernegi (Trabzonspor), the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), the Turkish football club Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (Fenerbahçe) FIFA

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)