Operation Viribus : 3.8 mn doping substances and fake medicines seized worldwide

Thirty-three countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Ireland,  Latvia, Lithuania,  Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, the United Kingdom) and 10 third-party countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Iceland, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Switzerland, Ukraine and the USA), INTERPOL, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) joined forces in … Continue reading Operation Viribus : 3.8 mn doping substances and fake medicines seized worldwide

CAS issued a Consent Award embodying the agreement reached between the Japanese swimmer Junya Koga and the International Swimming Federation (FINA)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport  in relation to Junya Koga’s positive out-of-competition doping control on 2 March 2018. On 25 October 2018, the FINA Doping Panel found that Junya Koga had committed an anti-doping rule violation (ostarine and ligrandrol – non-specified substances prohibited at all times under S1.2 of the WADA Prohibited List), sanctioned him with a period of ineligibility of four years starting … Continue reading CAS issued a Consent Award embodying the agreement reached between the Japanese swimmer Junya Koga and the International Swimming Federation (FINA)

CAS issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between Jibril Rajoub, PFA and FIFA

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between Jibril Rajoub, President of the Palestine Football Association (PFA) and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The appeal has been dismissed and the decision issued by the FIFA Appeal Committee (FIFA AC) dated 24 September 2018, confirming the earlier decision taken by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee (FIFA DC) dated … Continue reading CAS issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between Jibril Rajoub, PFA and FIFA

Saini found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct

India’s Nadeep Saini has received an official warning for breaching Level One of the ICC Code of Conduct during India’s first T20I game against the West Indies in Florida. Saini was found to have breached Article 2.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to using actions or gestures which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon … Continue reading Saini found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct

FIFA against match manipulation & ban on Joseph Odartei Lamptey

FACTS : Shortly after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying match between South Africa and Senegal on 12 November 2016, several betting operators (among them, in particular, FIFA’s current integrity partner, Sportradar) made FIFA aware that the result of the match may have been influenced due to irregular and suspicious live betting activities that had occurred. The FIFA Integrity Department carried out a thorough … Continue reading FIFA against match manipulation & ban on Joseph Odartei Lamptey

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)