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Speed skating appeal puts CAS on surer footing

Speed skating appeal puts CAS on surer footing

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.

Platini resigns after CAS tribunal upholds football ban

Platini resigns after CAS tribunal upholds football ban

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”.

Serbia turns to CAS after Kosovo joins UEFA

Serbia turns to CAS after Kosovo joins UEFA

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.

Quinn Emanuel client in bribery case must arbitrate fee dispute

Quinn Emanuel client in bribery case must arbitrate fee dispute

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.

Blatter and Platini turn to CAS as bans upheld

Blatter and Platini turn to CAS as bans upheld

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.

Blatter plans to turn to CAS

Blatter plans to turn to CAS

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.

Platini suspension upheld by CAS

Platini suspension upheld by CAS

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.

CAS appoints gender-equal panel for Rio Olympics

CAS appoints gender-equal panel for Rio Olympics

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.

FIFA presidential hopeful turns to CAS (will Blatter be next?)

FIFA presidential hopeful turns to CAS (will Blatter be next?)

Premium article - 25 November 2015

UEFA chief Michel Platini has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne to lift a ban that prevents him from taking part in the campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, amid speculation that Blatter will also turn to the court soon.

Ski resort dispute adds frost to Serbia-Kosovo relations

Ski resort dispute adds frost to Serbia-Kosovo relations

Premium article - 22 October 2015

A Serbian state-run skiing company has announced that it intends to bring an investment claim against Kosovo – which declared its independence from Serbia in 2008 – accusing it of illegally expropriating the once busy ski resort of Brezovica.