Court Of Arbitration For Sport

  • 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...
  • Salman Butt admits to spotfixing, apologises to nation June 29, 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 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 Qatarowned Malaga, who finished sixth in La Liga last season, cannot...
  • 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...
  • 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...