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A Swiss court has overturned a CAS award that handed a Chinese swimmer an eight-year doping ban – finding that the tribunal chair, former Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini, had shown bias in tweets criticising Chinese dog meat eating practices and referencing skin colour.
15 January 2021
Olympic middle-distance runner Caster Semenya will take the fight over her testosterone levels to the European Court of Human Rights, after failing to set aside a CAS award upholding rules that prevent her from running in some events.
19 November 2020
A panel at the Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned lifetime bans imposed on three Russian biathletes over their alleged participation in a state-sponsored doping programme.
02 October 2020
The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has dismissed a bid by Olympic middle-distance runner Caster Semenya to set aside a CAS award upholding requirements that she take testosterone suppression treatment to compete in certain female athletics events.
08 September 2020
AWARD NOW PUBLIC. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned Manchester City’s two-year ban from European football for overstating its sponsorship revenue.
13 July 2020
Manchester City will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after being banned from European football for two seasons and fined €30 million for overstating its sponsorship revenue.
18 February 2020
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to rule on Russia’s four-year ban from all major sporting events for manipulating laboratory data – with both parties instructing external counsel.
10 January 2020
Debevoise & Plimpton’s co-chair of international disputes David W Rivkin has been elected deputy president of the new anti-doping division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport – while Carole Malinvaud of Gide Loyrette Nouel has been re-elected president of the CAS ordinary arbitration division.
12 June 2019
Olympic middle-distance runner Caster Semenya has instructed Sidley Austin for an appeal against a Court of Arbitration for Sport decision upholding requirements that she take testosterone suppression treatment to compete in certain female athletics events.
30 May 2019
South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her landmark case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport over limits imposed by athletics’ governing body on testosterone levels in female athletes.
01 May 2019
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