Court of Arbitration

Sports court upholds soccer bans on Russian teams

CAS upheld decisions by UEFA and FIFA which excluded Russian national teams and clubs following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

published on : 15th July 2022

Swiss sprinter Alex Wilson banned for four years for steroid use

The Swiss Olympic tribunal now ruled that 31-year-old Wilson intended to use doping and imposed a ban that runs into April 2025. He can appeal against the verdict at CAS.

published on : 28th June 2022

Russia loses bid to freeze ban from World Cup qualifying playoffs

FIFA said the Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed the Russian soccer federation’s bid for an urgent interim ruling to freeze the ban pending a full appeal, which could come within weeks.

published on : 18th March 2022

Russia ready again for urgent case at Court of Arbitration over World Cup ban

The Russian Football Union is ready and waiting Friday to file a formal appeal against the joint decision by FIFA and UEFA to exclude its national and club teams from international competitions.

published on : 4th March 2022

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke appeals ban from soccer

Valcke was fired by FIFA in January 2016 after being implicated in irregular World Cup ticket and broadcast rights sales, plus expense abuses including personal use of private flights.

published on : 11th October 2017

CAS slaps life ban on Russian doping mastermind

The Lausanne-based court said in a statement that it had slapped doctor Sergei Portugalov with a lifetime period of ineligibility beginning March 10, 2017.

published on : 13th March 2017