Arbitrations

  • Dominique Blake's six-year doping ban reduced May 7, 2014

    Kingston: Jamaican 400-metre runner Dominique Blake's six-year ban for a second doping offence has been reduced to four-and-a-half years, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced. The statement by CAS highlights the outcome of Blake's appeal against a six-year ban handed down by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary panel almost...
  • Australian Mark Bresciano cleared for World Cup by CAS January 7, 2014

    Berne: Australia midfielder Mark Bresciano, handed a four-month ban over a transfer dispute, has been cleared to play at the World Cup following a decision by sport's highest tribunal. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said it had rejected a request from Bresciano to temporarily lift the suspension, imposed in...
  • CAS aims to give Viktor Troicki verdict within four months August 20, 2013

    Lausanne: The Court of Arbitration for Sport is aiming to give a verdict in Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki's doping rules case "in around four months." CAS says Troicki has not asked for his 18-month ban to be frozen during the procedure, which could have cleared him to continue playing in...
  • FC Metalist Kharkiv disqualified from UEFA comps for 2013/14 August 14, 2013

    Zurich: Ukraine's FC Metalist Kharkiv have been disqualified from UEFA competitions for 2013/14, European soccer's governing body said on Wednesday. Earlier this month the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a Ukraine Football Federation (FFU) decision to fine Metalist Kharkiv and FC Karpaty $25,000 each over the manipulation of a...
  • SC to examine gas price policy, issues notices to Centre, RIL July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Government's controversial decision to raise the price of natural gas reached the Supreme Court which on Monday agreed to examine the matter. Taking up a PIL filed by CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta, the court issued notices to the Centre, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and the Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moiley....
  • Salman Butt admits to spot-fixing, apologises to nation June 29, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt for the first time has publicly admitted that he indulged in spot-fixing during the Test series against England back in 2010 and has aplogised to his fans for his act. Butt along with Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Amir were banned by the ICC after it...
  • Malaga outraged after UEFA ban appeal rejected June 12, 2013

    Madrid: Malaga expressed outrage and cast themselves as "sacrificial lambs" after their appeal against a UEFA ban from continental competition over late payments to creditors was rejected on Tuesday. The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) means Qatar-owned Malaga, who finished sixth in La Liga last season, cannot...
  • Bombay HC quashes arbitration award in Tulip Hotel case May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: In a judgement that might clear the way for the land development in Tulip Star property, the Bombay High Court has set aside an arbitration award which had held that the agreement between Siddhivinayak Realties and V Hotels stood terminated. Siddhivinayak Realties is a joint venture between Oberoi Realty...
  • Verdict on Kishanganga not a legal defeat: Pakistan February 26, 2013

    Islamabad: Downplaying the recent verdict by International Court of Arbitration upholding India's right to divert water from the Kishanganga hydro project, Pakistan said on Tuesday it was not a legal defeat for the country. Presidential spokesman Farhatullah Babar said that the arbitration award was not a legal defeat for Pakistan. He...
  • Asif appeal to be heard in February next year November 5, 2012

    Islamabad: The Court of Arbitration for Sport has set Mohammad Asif's appeal against a seven-year ban for spot-fixing for Feb. 5-7 next year. Asif was released from prison in London in May after serving half of his one-year sentence for involvement in the scandal. The Southwark Crown Court in London also...
  • Deccan asked to deposit Rs 100cr bank guarantee September 26, 2012

    In a new twist to the BCCI-Deccan Chargers saga, the IPL-terminated franchise has been asked to deposit a bank guarantee of Rs 100 crore to the Bombay High Court in ten days, failing which the termination will stand. The court has appointed arbitrator CK Thakkar to oversee the matter. The court...
  • India appeals against AIBA's decision on Vikas August 5, 2012

    London: India on Saturday filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports after the country's protest against the controversial ouster of 69kg boxing medal hope Vikas Krishan from the Olympics was rejected by the world governing body of the game here. Acting Chef-de-Mission and Indian Boxing Federation Secretary General...
  • Dope-tainted Ind women athletes lose ban case July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The six Indian women athletes, who were caught for steroid doping last year, lost their case in the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Lausanne, Switzerland as it upheld the IAAF's appeal to impose two-year ban on them. A NADA panel had handed a lenient one-year ban on the...
  • RIL slaps arbitration notice on Oil Ministry November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Slamming the move to restrict cost it can recoup from flagging KG-D6 gas fields, Reliance Industries has said it has slapped an arbitration notice on government against the "violation" of the signed contract. "The Production Sharing Contract (PSC) contains no provision which entitles the Government of India to restrict...
  • Kishenganga project: Pak moves Court of Arbitration August 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Pakistan has moved the Court of Arbitration asking it to direct India to stop work at the 330-MW Kishenganga hydro power project in Jammu and Kashmir. Even as the two countries are fighting a legal battle in a court of Arbitration, Pakistan has filed a petition in the court...
  • Devas moves international court against Antrix July 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The S-band spectrum row is back to haunt the government with the Devas Multimedia moving the International Court of Arbitration (ICA) on Monday seeking restoration of its contract with Antrix, the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organistaion (ISRO). Devas Multimedia has issued a statement confirming it approached the...
  • Jet signs Air Sahara takeover deal April 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Jet Airways and Air Sahara on Thursday inked the final deal with Sahara Group for takeover of Air Sahara following an arbitration panel hearing. Both parties come up with their final arguments before the arbitration tribunal on Thursday. After the final hearing, the arbitration panel approved and signed the...
  • Jet-Sahara deal airborne again April 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Jet Airways is all set to buy Air Sahara in a revised, out-of-court deal. The effective merger date will be announced in two weeks. The two airlines would present their agreement before the arbitration panel on Wednesday. A formal announcement would be made thereafter. The three-member arbitration panel, comprising British...
  • Sahara threatens Jet to buy it or pay November 24, 2006

    London: Questioning Jet Airways' failure to acquire it, Air Sahara on Friday filed a claim of Rs 3,020 crore before an Arbitration Tribunal and sought honouring of the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) reached by the two parties in January. In its prayer before the Aribtration Tribunal headed by British Judge...
  • HC to hear Jet-Sahara case next week September 12, 2006

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday adjourned till next week an arbitration petition filed by Jet Airways against the Sahara group regarding its crash-landed deal to acquire Air Sahara. The case came before Justice D K Deshmukh after the Supreme Court's direction to transfer all cases related to the Jet...