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

Dutee Chand v. Athletics Federation of India (AFI) & The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

Dutee Chand, Indian sprinter had been barred by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on having naturally high levels of testosterone. She had challenged this rule by the international governing body that barred her from competing with other women. IAAF had contemplated that this gave Dutee an advantage over other female athletes.  The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland, delivered its verdict in … Continue reading Dutee Chand v. Athletics Federation of India (AFI) & The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award : List of Winners

RAJIV GANDHI KHEL RATNA AWARD The words “Khel Ratna” literally mean “sports gem” in Hindi. The award is named after the late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. It is India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports, given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, government of India and was established in 1991-92. The objective of the award is to recognize the … Continue reading Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award : List of Winners

What is the criteria for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Dronacharya Award and Dhyan chand Award?

The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, with the aim of streamlining the procedure for grant of the National Sports Awards, circulated the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to be followed by various agencies viz. the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Sports Authority of India (SAI), National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), State Governments, National Sports Federations (NSFs), and Sports Promotion and Control Boards, in processing the … Continue reading What is the criteria for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Dronacharya Award and Dhyan chand Award?