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Reports of CAS’s death are greatly exaggerated

Reports of CAS’s death are greatly exaggerated

11 September 2018

Lawyers have downplayed the significance of a Belgian court judgment which held that a clause in FIFA’s statute providing for the mandatory resolution of disputes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport is incompatible with Belgian law – amid suggestions that the decision threatens the legitimacy and jurisdiction of CAS.

CAS petition targets Arab sports groups over Israeli flag ban

CAS petition targets Arab sports groups over Israeli flag ban

07 June 2018

A group of lawyers and academics is threatening to file a claim at the Court of Arbitration for Sport over alleged discrimination against Israeli athletes through bans on their flag and national anthem at international sporting events in certain Arab countries.

CAS division rejects appeal over Russia Olympic snub

CAS division rejects appeal over Russia Olympic snub

09 February 2018

The ad hoc division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected appeals by 47 Russian athletes and coaches against the International Olympic Committee’s decision not invite them to participate in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang because of their alleged involvement in state-sponsored doping four years ago.

Russian appeals upheld ahead of Winter Olympics

Russian appeals upheld ahead of Winter Olympics

01 February 2018

Just eight days before the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang are set to begin, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld appeals by 28 Russian athletes over their lifetime bans from Olympic competition for doping offences – and reduced bans for 11 more.

Team CAS: arbitrators named for Winter Olympics

Team CAS: arbitrators named for Winter Olympics

26 January 2018

UPDATED. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has named the arbitrators who will hear disputes and doping cases at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month.

Russia doping scandal appeals to be heard en masse by CAS

Russia doping scandal appeals to be heard en masse by CAS

18 January 2018

UPDATED WITH COUNSEL. Two Court of Arbitration for Sport tribunals will next week simultaneously hear 39 of the 42 appeals lodged by Russian athletes in a conference centre in Geneva, as they look to overturn their lifetime bans following the state-sponsored doping scandal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

"Intersex" athletes await CAS ruling

"Intersex" athletes await CAS ruling

Premium article - 17 August 2017

Caster Semenya, the South African middle distance runner who won a gold medal at the World Athletics Championship in London on Sunday, is among several hyperandrogenous athletes who will find out next month if a panel at the Court of Arbitration for Sport will strike out regulations that would force them to medically reduce their natural testosterone levels or be barred from competition.

Chelsea and Salah cleared by CAS panel

Chelsea and Salah cleared by CAS panel

Premium article - 03 July 2017

A panel at the Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by Italian football club Fiorentina relating to its failed attempt to extend an agreement for the loan of Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah from Chelsea Football Club.

CAS will hear Palestine claim over West Bank teams

CAS will hear Palestine claim over West Bank teams

Premium article - 14 June 2017

The Palestinian Football Association has made good on a threat to file a claim at the Court of Arbitration for Sport over Israeli clubs based in the disputed territory of the West Bank – after FIFA delayed making a decision on the issue at its most recent congress.

Blatter ban upheld by CAS

Blatter ban upheld by CAS

Premium article - 05 December 2016

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a decision that effectively ended his career in football by banning him from all activities relating to the sport for six years.