Premium article - 07 July 2016
The Russian Olympic Committee has filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne – as it looks to overturn a decision of the International Association of Athletics Federations to ban the country from competing at this summer’s Olympics because of allegations of doping.
Premium article - 17 June 2016
Tennis star Maria Sharapova is to appeal her two-year ban for doping offences at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, while today's IAAF vote to ban Russia from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the wake of a state-sponsored doping scandal looks set to generate further work for the court.
Premium article - 07 June 2016
In a landmark ruling for sports arbitration, Germany’s highest court has ruled that agreements to refer disputes between athletes and sporting bodies to the Court of Arbitration for Sport are valid, rejecting arguments by champion speed skater Claudia Pechstein relating to a doping ban upheld by CAS six years ago.
Premium article - 10 May 2016
UEFA president Michel Platini has resigned after a tribunal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport refused to overturn his ban from “all football-related activities” – calling his conduct “not ethical or loyal”.
Premium article - 04 May 2016
Serbia has said it will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne following UEFA’s decision to formally recognise Kosovo and its football federation.
Premium article - 29 April 2016
A former oil executive who accepted a plea deal over his participation in a scheme to bribe a Colombian government official has been told he must resolve a fee dispute with his law firm Quinn Emanuel Urqhuart & Sullivan through arbitration.
Premium article - 25 February 2016
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have confirmed they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, after FIFA refused to overturn their bans from “all football-related activities”; meanwhile, the court has been considering the conduct of tomorrow’s election of a new FIFA president to replace Blatter.
Premium article - 21 December 2015
Sepp Blatter has said he will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne after FIFA put an end to his presidency by banning him from football-related activities for eight years.
Premium article - 11 December 2015
UEFA chief Michel Platini has failed to lift a provisional 90-day ban imposed on him by FIFA, after a Court of Arbitration for Sport tribunal ruled that it has not caused “irreparable harm” to his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.
Premium article - 09 December 2015
The Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne has announced the ad hoc division of arbitrators who will hear disputes at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro – which, for the first time, is gender equal.