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 COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) DISMISSES THE APPEAL OF ALEXEI LOVCHEV

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Russian weightlifter Alexei Lovchev against a decision issued by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on 13 May 2016 in which a four-year period of ineligibility was imposed on the athlete, and his results at the 2015 IWF World Championships were cancelled, further to an anti-doping rule infraction (positive anti-doping test for ipamorelin, a growth hormone … Continue reading THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) DISMISSES THE APPEAL OF ALEXEI LOVCHEV

CAS DISMISSES URGENT REQUEST FOR PROVISIONAL MEASURES FILED BY ALEX SCHWAZER

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an urgent request for provisional measures filed by the Italian racewalker Alex Schwazer who sought an order from the CAS lifting his provisional suspension from competition. On 8 May 2016, the athlete returned to competition following the expiry of a period of ineligibility imposed upon him in relation to an anti-doping rule violation committed shortly before the London 2012 … Continue reading CAS DISMISSES URGENT REQUEST FOR PROVISIONAL MEASURES FILED BY ALEX SCHWAZER

CAS ARBITRATION BETWEEN THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATIONS (IAAF), ATHLETICS KENYA AND RITA JEPTOO

Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) commenced a hearing in the arbitration procedure involving the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Athletics Kenya and the Kenyan athlete Rita Jeptoo. The IAAF filed a statement of appeal at the CAS against Athletics Kenya and Rita Jeptoo, concerning the decision rendered by Athletics Kenya Medical and Anti-Doping Commission on 27 January 2015, pursuant to which Ms Jeptoo … Continue reading CAS ARBITRATION BETWEEN THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATIONS (IAAF), ATHLETICS KENYA AND RITA JEPTOO