ARBITRATIONS

  • Barcelona get date for FIFA transfer ban appeal November 11, 2014

    Lausanne: Barcelona's appeal against a one-year transfer ban imposed by FIFA for breaking youth transfer rules will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on December 5. CAS says it will give a fast-track verdict before the transfer window opens in January. Barcelona protected itself against another possible legal defeat...
  • Barcelona to appeal to CAS against FIFA ban August 21, 2014

    Madrid: Spanish football giant Barcelona confirmed that they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) after FIFA upheld its decision to ban the club from signing for the next two transfer windows for irregularities over the signing of underage players. FIFA's decision on Wednesday means that Barcelona will...
  • Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds Suarez's 4month playing ban August 14, 2014

    Lausanne: The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld Luis Suarez's fourmonth ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup, but cleared him to train with Barcelona. CAS says FIFA's sanctions against Suarez are "generally proportionate to the offence committed." Suarez cannot play for Barcelona until Oct. 26, and he remains...
  • CAS to announce Luis Suarez appeal verdict on Thursday August 13, 2014

    The outcome of Uruguay forward Luis Suarez's appeal against his ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini will be announced on Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Wednesday. Suarez was suspended for nine competitive internationals and from all footballrelated activity for four months after sinking his teeth...
  • CAS start appeal into Suarez biting ban August 8, 2014

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) began its hearing on Friday into Uruguay forward Luis Suarez's appeal against his ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in a World Cup match. Suarez, wearing a checked shirt, brushed aside photographers and refused to make any comment as he arrived by...
  • Dominique Blake's sixyear doping ban reduced May 7, 2014

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

    Berne: Australia midfielder Mark Bresciano, handed a fourmonth 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 18month 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 spotfixing, apologises to nation June 28, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt for the first time has publicly admitted that he indulged in spotfixing 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 11, 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 Qatarowned 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 sevenyear ban for spotfixing for Feb. 57 next year. Asif was released from prison in London in May after serving half of his oneyear 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 BCCIDeccan Chargers saga, the IPLterminated 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 ChefdeMission and Indian Boxing Federation Secretary General...
  • Dopetainted 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 twoyear ban on them. A NADA panel had handed a lenient oneyear 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 KGD6 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 330MW 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 Sband 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...
  • JetSahara deal airborne again April 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Jet Airways is all set to buy Air Sahara in a revised, outofcourt 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 threemember 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 JetSahara 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 crashlanded 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...