Court of Arbitration for Sports : Mediation Rules

CAS mediation is a non binding and informal procedure, based on an agreement to mediate in which each party undertakes to attempt in good faith to negotiate with the other party with a view to settling a sports-related dispute. The parties are assisted in their negotiations by a CAS mediator.    In principle, CAS mediation is provided for the resolution of disputes submitted to the … Continue reading Court of Arbitration for Sports : Mediation Rules

Court of Arbitration of Sports : LEGAL AID GUIDELINES

The aim of the guidelines is to guarantee the rights of natural persons without sufficient financial means, to defend their rights before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). These Legal Aid rules are established in accordance with Article S 6.9 of the Code of Sports-related Arbitration. S. 6.9 International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) may create a legal aid fund to facilitate access to CAS arbitration for … Continue reading Court of Arbitration of Sports : LEGAL AID GUIDELINES

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)