Premium article - 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.
Premium article - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Premium article - 25 November 2016
The Palestine Football Association has threatened to bring a claim at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against its Israeli counterpart unless FIFA can resolve a dispute over Israeli clubs based in the disputed territory of the West Bank.
Premium article - 14 November 2016
The World eSports Association – which was formed six months ago to professionalise competitive video gaming – has developed an option for ad hoc arbitration of doping and other disputes under its own dedicated rules, with Zurich as default seat.
Premium article - 05 October 2016
In a highly publicised Court of Arbitration for Sport case, a tribunal composed of leading sports arbitrators Luigi Fumagalli, Jeffrey Benz and David W Rivkin has reduced tennis star Maria Sharapova’s two-year ban for doping offences by nine months.
Premium article - 01 September 2016
UPDATED. Pending resolution of an appeal from a decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Russian Paralympic athletes have failed to persuade Switzerland’s highest court to overturn a blanket ban on them competing in the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.