THE APPEAL FILED BY GALATASARAY SK IS REJECTED BY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rendered its decision in the arbitration procedure between the Turkish club Galatasaray SK and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The appeal filed by Galatasaray SK has been dismissed and the decision rendered by the UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) Adjudication Chamber on 2 March 2016 has been confirmed. As a consequence, Galatasaray SK remains … Continue reading THE APPEAL FILED BY GALATASARAY SK IS REJECTED BY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

Attorneys for FIFA provide update on internal investigation and details on compensation for former top officials

The attorneys conducting the internal investigation into wrongdoing at FIFA, Quinn Emanuel, today released information regarding details on contracts and compensation for a small group of former FIFA officials. The evidence appears to reveal a coordinated effort by three former top officials of FIFA to enrich themselves through annual salary increases, World Cup bonuses and other incentives totalling more than CHF 79 million – in … Continue reading Attorneys for FIFA provide update on internal investigation and details on compensation for former top officials

Attorneys for FIFA provide update on internal investigation and details on compensation for former top officials

The investigation has revealed evidence of breaches of fiduciary duty. It also raises questions about the role of FIFA’s Compensation Sub-Committee. It is clear that the preliminary findings indicate that the payments and contracts warrant considerable further investigation. FIFA has shared this information with the Office of the Swiss Attorney General and it will brief the U.S. Department of Justice on the matters as well. … Continue reading Attorneys for FIFA provide update on internal investigation and details on compensation for former top officials

P&G Launches “Thank You, Mom” Campaign for Rio 2016

The new film, “Strong”, follows the Olympic Games journeys of four mothers and their children, showing the moments when a mother’s strength makes all the difference, and building to the moment when each child summons their own courage on the world’s biggest sporting stage – the Olympic Games. The critically acclaimed films from P&G’s previous Olympic Games campaigns, “Pick Them Back Up”, “Kids” and “Best … Continue reading P&G Launches “Thank You, Mom” Campaign for Rio 2016

FIFA extends provisional sanction against Mamadou Sakho for anti-doping rule violation

The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to extend the sanction imposed on 28 April 2016 by the chairman of the Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body of UEFA on the French player Mamadou Sakho for an anti-doping rule violation to have worldwide effect in accordance with article 136 ff. of the FIFA Disciplinary Code. As a consequence, Mr Sakho is provisionally suspended worldwide … Continue reading FIFA extends provisional sanction against Mamadou Sakho for anti-doping rule violation

FIFA extends provisional sanction against Mamadou Sakho for anti-doping rule violation

The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to extend the sanction imposed on 28 April 2016 by the chairman of the Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body of UEFA on the French player Mamadou Sakho for an anti-doping rule violation to have worldwide effect in accordance with article 136 ff. of the FIFA Disciplinary Code. As a consequence, Mr Sakho is provisionally suspended worldwide … Continue reading FIFA extends provisional sanction against Mamadou Sakho for anti-doping rule violation

IOC Commissions: 60 per cent increase in women members in less than three years

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach announced additional changes to the IOC Commissions for 2016 that include female representation of more than 33 per cent, a historic high. The milestone is a direct result of the reforms in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which was approved in December 2014. There is also further growth in … Continue reading IOC Commissions: 60 per cent increase in women members in less than three years