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.
Premium article - 23 August 2016
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a decision by the International Paralympic Committee to ban Russia’s entire Paralympic team from the games in Rio de Janeiro because of evidence of state-sponsored doping.
Premium article - 22 August 2016
The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s Olympic ad hoc division has officially closed for business after dealing with a record 28 cases in Rio – but members of the division are still hearing an appeal against Russian Paralympic athletes blanket ban because of alleged state-sponsored doping.
Premium article - 12 August 2016
UPDATED.The blanket exclusion of Russian athletes from the Paralympics in Rio de Janiero because of evidence of state-sponsored doping is to be appealed to the Court of Arbitration of Sport, with funding from a prominent businessman.