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  • Court of Arbitration for Sports to settle disputes during Asian Games September 17, 2014

    Incheon: In an unprecedented move, Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), the world's highest tribunal in sports, will set up an office here during the Asian Games, starting Friday, to help quickly settle disputes arising from the continental tournament. The official Asiad Daily said on Wednesday that CAS, which is headquartered...
  • 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...
  • Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have suspensions cut July 15, 2014

    Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have had their 18 month drug suspensions cut to six months and are free to continue competing, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday. "The CAS decided to reduce their period of ineligibility to six months, which has been already served,"...
  • 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...
  • Murray labels drugsban Cilic and Troicki unprofessional November 9, 2013

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray called Victor Troicki and Marin Cilic "unprofessional" on Friday, adding his voice to the growing debate about the sport's antidoping rules. Serbian Troicki had an 18month ban imposed by the International Tennis Federation cut to 12 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week,...
  • Juventus, Livorno appeal for Mutu damages case November 1, 2013

    Lausanne: Italian clubs Juventus and Livorno have challenged a FIFA ruling ordering them to help Adrian Mutu pay more than 21.5 million euros ($29 million) compensation to Chelsea. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Friday it registered separate appeals from Juventus and Livorno. No hearing dates have been set. The...
  • Marin Cilic cleared by CAS to play again October 25, 2013

    Lausanne: Marin Cilic's ban for doping was reduced from a "too severe" nine months to four on Friday, clearing him play at the Paris Masters next week. Cilic's appeal was upheld at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which was also asked by the International Tennis Federation to impose a...
  • 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...
  • Metalist asks CAS for Champions League reprieve August 15, 2013

    Lausanne, Switzerland: Metalist Kharkiv has asked sports' highest court to issue an emergency ruling that would freeze its expulsion from the Champions League for matchfixing in 2008. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has asked UEFA and Greek club PAOK Thessaloniki, which was reinstated in Metalist's place, for "written...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Banned Salman Butt and Mohd Asif should learn CAS verdict in April March 7, 2013

    Lausanne: Disgraced former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif should learn in April whether the Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned their bans for spot-fixing. A spokesman for the Swiss-based court told AFP on Thursday that the results of the two ex-players' hearings, held at the start...
  • Asif waits for justice from CAS October 29, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan's disgraced pace bowler Mohammad Asif on Monday said he expects to get justice when his appeal against the ICC ban is heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Geneva in February next year. Asif said he was a victim of bias of the PCB and the...
  • 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...
  • Amir not to challenge ICC ban in CAS March 1, 2012

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir will not challenge the fiveyear ban imposed on him by the ICC for his role in spotfixing. Amir has informed the ICC through his lawyer Sajida Malik in writing about his intent not to pursue the appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports. A...
  • Amir to press for his appeal against ICC ban February 27, 2012

    Lahore: Banned Pakistan pacer Muhammad Amir is expected to file a statement with the Court of Arbitration for Sports for his appeal against the fiveyear ban, imposed on him by the ICC, to be heard at the earliest. The pacer, who returned to Pakistan Sunday for the first time after serving...
  • Rs 250 as monthly charges for Cable TV: TRAI July 21, 2010

    New Delhi: In a move to streamline the cable TV fee structure, broadcast regulator TRAI on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that it plans to cap the monthly charges at Rs 250 across the country, except for pockets where Conditional Access System (CAS) is implemented. In an affidavit filed before the...
  • Consumer verdict: DTH, way ahead of digital cable January 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Consumers seem to have given their verdict to demystify the digital cable versus DTH debate. The consumers choose service over price. DTH, which requires an initial investment of about Rs 3000 is way ahead of digital cable, which has an activation charge of just Rs 250 and...
  • Bribe CA, get tax refund, cheat the nation October 26, 2007

    Mumbai: You pay your taxes on time and are honest about it, but unscrupulous chartered accountants and people desperate to get refunds are cheating you and the country of crores of money. Network 18 reporters posing as clients have exposed a racket in which chartered accountants (CA) help in getting bogus...
  • CAS in 4 more cities soon: Dasmunsi March 30, 2007

    New Delhi Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi on Friday said that the Conditional Access System (CAS) will be introduced in four more cities soon. The other three cities where CAS facility would be implemented in the second phase are Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Bhopal. CAS was introduced on an experimental basis...
  • 'Attractive' CAS packages put on hold January 16, 2007

    New Delhi: There is no relief for television subscribers who have been trying to acquire Set Top Boxes (STB) in the hope of getting economical and attractive packages of channels at a discount as offered by the Multisystem Operators (MSOs). With the MSOs putting the promised discount packages on hold, the...
  • Govt firm; action against CAS violation December 29, 2006

    New Delhi: Reaffirming the December 31 deadline for Conditional Access System (CAS) in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, Government on Friday warned that sterns would be taken action erring cable operators. PTI quoted a senior official of Information and Broadcasting Ministry as saying, "There is no possibility of any extension to the...
  • DTH or settop? Clear confusion December 28, 2006

    New Delhi: After three days, pay channels will die out of over two million homes in CAS designated areas, if a settop box or a direct to home (DTH) antenna has not been installed. As the December 31 deadline approaches, competition is heating between providers; and consumers are being lured...
  • Broadcasters agree to Rs 5 CAS price October 13, 2006

    New Delhi: With little option at hand, a majority of broadcasters, including Star, Zee and Sony, have agreed to offer their channels at an MRP of Rs five a month under the Conditional Access System (CAS), though some of them have individually challenged the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)...
  • IPTV set to be launched this Diwali September 13, 2006

    New Delhi: Trials for the Internet Protocal TV (IPTV), through which one can enjoy TV programmes on PC's and surf Internet on TV sets, are complete and the stateowned MTNL is all ready to launch it in Mumbai and Delhi from this festive season, but for some clarifications from the...
  • Cable bill cheaper @ Rs 5 a channel August 31, 2006

    New Delhi: Your monthly cable TV bill might get cheaper soon. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday fixed the ceiling for the maximum retail price for any pay channel whether new or existing at Rs 5 per channel per subscriber per month. This rate will be...