IOC awards Olympic Games 2024 to Paris and 2028 to Los Angeles

The Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Lima, Peru elected Paris as host city of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad 2024 and Los Angeles as the host city of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad 2028. While celebrating the decision, Paris and Los Angeles both expressed their excitement in bringing home the Olympic Games. The idea of a Tripartite Agreement came … Continue reading IOC awards Olympic Games 2024 to Paris and 2028 to Los Angeles

FIFA Appeal Committee confirmed stadium ban against Bosnia and Herzegovina

  The FIFA Appeal Committee rejected the appeal lodged by the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and confirmed the sanctions imposed on 20 July 2017 by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee in relation to the incidents which occurred during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Greece on 9 June 2017. The Committee concluded that the Appellant did infringe several provisions of … Continue reading FIFA Appeal Committee confirmed stadium ban against Bosnia and Herzegovina

FIFA’s zero-tolerance policy on match manipulation : South Africa vs. Senegal World Cup qualifier to be replayed in November

The Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers ordered a replay of the qualification match between South Africa and Senegal held on 12 November 2016. This decision follows the confirmation of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to uphold the lifetime ban of match referee, Joseph Lamptey, for match manipulation, the ruling imposed by the FIFA Disciplinary and Appeal Committees. The match will be replayed … Continue reading FIFA’s zero-tolerance policy on match manipulation : South Africa vs. Senegal World Cup qualifier to be replayed in November

ICC Code of Conduct Level 1 breaches : August’17

Two suspension points equate to a ban from one Test or two ODIs or two T20Is, whatever comes first for the player. Demerit Points to remain on a Player or Player Support Personnel’s disciplinary record for a period of twenty-four (24) months from their imposition following which they will be expunged. Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty … Continue reading ICC Code of Conduct Level 1 breaches : August’17

WADA : INVESTIGATION PROCESS & INSIGHTS FROM 2016

The process of investigation involves the following stages : COLLECT : The I&I team begins by collecting information. This could entail interviews with the person(s) making the claim. It could also mean seeking out corroborating evidence without compromising their confidentiality. ANALYZE : An analyst is assigned to the case along with a scientific expert, if necessary. Their job is to assess the quality of the information and … Continue reading WADA : INVESTIGATION PROCESS & INSIGHTS FROM 2016

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

ICC GENDER POLICY : PLACE FOR TRANSGENDERS IN CRICKET

This Policy is based on the principles set out in the IOC’s Transgender Guidelines. It reflects a broad medical, scientific and legal consensus as to the approach required to achieve equal opportunities for transgenders. Since the Policy is intended to operate globally, regulating the conditions for participation in international-level events, it is to be interpreted and applied not by reference to national or local laws, but rather as an independent and autonomous text, and in a manner that protects and advances the imperatives of the same. It establishes the conditions enabling Transgender players to compete in International Matches in the category of competition that is consistent with their gender identity. Continue reading ICC GENDER POLICY : PLACE FOR TRANSGENDERS IN CRICKET