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

APPEAL FILED BY KS SKENDERBEU IS DISMISSED BY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed the urgent appeal filed by Klubi Sportiv Skenderbeu against the decision issued by the UEFA Appeals Body on 1 June 2016 (the UEFA Decision) in which the Albanian club was declared ineligible to participate in the UEFA Champions League competition 2016/2017 following an investigation into match-fixing. KS Skenderbeu was seeking a ruling from the CAS overturning the … Continue reading APPEAL FILED BY KS SKENDERBEU IS DISMISSED BY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

RE-ANALYSIS OF SAMPLE COLLECTED IN 2005 – THE CAS ANNULS TATYANA ANDRIANOVA’S TWO-YEAR BAN: THE DISCIPLINARY CASE WAS TIME-BARRED

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued an Arbitral Award in the arbitration between the Russian middle distance runner Tatyana Andrianova (the Athlete) and the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF). The Athlete’s appeal is upheld and the decision taken by the ARAF Anti-Doping Commission (ARAF ADC) dated 2 October 2015 has been annulled. On 9 August 2005, Tatyana Andrianova competed at the IAAF World Championships … Continue reading RE-ANALYSIS OF SAMPLE COLLECTED IN 2005 – THE CAS ANNULS TATYANA ANDRIANOVA’S TWO-YEAR BAN: THE DISCIPLINARY CASE WAS TIME-BARRED

Lodha Committee Report : Final Report 1 & 2

The Supreme Court appointed Committee comprising of Justice R.M.Lodha, former Chief Justice of India, Justice Ashok Bhan, former Judge of the Supreme Court and Justice R.V.Raveendran, former Judge of the Supreme Court was mandated inter alia to examine and make suitable recommendations to the BCCI for reforms in its practices and procedures and necessary amendments in the Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations on … Continue reading Lodha Committee Report : Final Report 1 & 2

WADA Statement on Marta Dominguez Case

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) notes with satisfaction that, on 19 November, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld appeals by WADA and the IAAF, which challenged the Spanish athletics federation’s 2014 decision to clear Spanish runner, Marta Dominguez, of irregularities with her Athlete Biological Passport (ABP). The CAS decision has resulted in Ms. Dominguez being banned for three years for blood doping; and, … Continue reading WADA Statement on Marta Dominguez Case

CAS decision in the case involving FC Barcelona

  FIFA has taken note of the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case involving Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), who were sanctioned by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee in April 2014 for breaches relating to the international transfer and first registration of non-Spanish players under the age of 18 with the club FC Barcelona. The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has … Continue reading CAS decision in the case involving FC Barcelona

Investigatory chamber of the Ethics Committee concludes investigations regarding Joseph S. Blatter and Michel Platini

  The investigatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has submitted its final reports containing requests for sanctions against Joseph Blatter and Michel Platini to the adjudicatory chamber chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert. The final report regarding Joseph S. Blatter was submitted by Robert Torres, the report regarding Michel Platini was submitted by Vanessa Allard. For reasons linked to privacy rights and the presumption of innocence … Continue reading Investigatory chamber of the Ethics Committee concludes investigations regarding Joseph S. Blatter and Michel Platini