Court Of Arbitration For Sport

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...