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)

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*