Work Area: Sport

CAS ad hoc division hears first Rio cases

The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s ad hoc division for this summer’s Olympics in Rio has begun hearing its first cases – with the same number of appeals already registered as were heard during the entire London games in 2012.

02 August 2016

CAS to have new doping division at Rio Olympics

For the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, the Court of Arbitration for Sport is to be in charge of doping-related disputes as a first-instance authority – and has formed a new anti-doping division to handle them.

27 July 2016

Olympic decision requires a photo finish by CAS?

With the Olympic Games in Rio just 10 days away, the Court of Arbitration for Sport could rapidly have to resolve a high number of new appeals arising from the International Olympic Committee’s decision not to impose a blanket ban on Russian competitors in response to allegations of state-sponsored doping.

27 July 2016

Russia’s athletes fall at CAS hurdle

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a decision of the International Association of Athletics Federations banning Russian athletes from competing at this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in the wake of a state-sponsored doping scandal.

21 July 2016

PARIS: Very young group hosts "Match of the Day"

Ahead of the UEFA European Championships and with the Rio Olympics looming, the Paris Very Young Arbitration Practitioners Group held its first conference focused on arbitration and sports, inspired by "Match of the Day". William Brillat-Capello of Betto Seraglini and Chloé Vialard of Shearman & Sterling report on the event, which saw discussion of the strengths and shortcomings of CAS arbitration and reflections on former UEFA president Michel Platini's recent appeal to the court by his counsel.

20 July 2016

Panel calls foul play in Juventus-Nike deal

A Geneva-seated UNCITRAL tribunal has said that Italian football club Juventus breached an exclusive sponsorship deal with Nike in the fallout of a 2006 match-fixing scandal that engulfed football in Italy.

15 July 2016

CAS clears Korean swimmer for Rio Olympics

14 July 2016

Russia appeals Olympic ban at CAS

07 July 2016

A summer of work for CAS

17 June 2016

Speed skating appeal puts CAS on surer footing

07 June 2016

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