Court blocks Russia's plan to replace anthem with patriotic song

Sports Mar 16, 2021

Court blocks Russia's plan to replace anthem with patriotic song

Sport's top court on Monday said that Russia would not be able to play the patriotic folk song "Katyusha" at major international competitions while its national anthem is banned over doping violations. Russia in December was excluded from the international stage for two years over ...

Top sports court cancels Iranian judo federation's suspension

Judo Mar 2, 2021

Top sports court cancels Iranian judo federation's suspension

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday canceled the suspension of the Iranian judo federation, imposed after it ordered judoka Saeid Mollaei not to fight against an Israeli. The CAS said it was referring the case back to the International Judo Federation which imposed ...

Russia's doping ban for Tokyo Games finalized

Olympics Feb 3, 2021

Russia's doping ban for Tokyo Games finalized

Russia's ban from the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games was finalized Tuesday after neither the World Anti-Doping Agency nor Russian authorities appealed a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that bars the country from international competition until December 2022. WADA handed Russia a ...

Pep Guardiola confident Man City will avoid Champions League ban

Soccer Jul 5, 2020

Pep Guardiola confident Man City will avoid Champions League ban

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has "a lot of confidence" his club will avoid a two-season ban from European competitions when the verdict of their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is revealed later this month. City was banned from UEFA competitions ...

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Soccer Jun 7, 2020

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Manchester City's appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions. City is accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that it had not complied with UEFA's ...

Russia confirms it will appeal four-year Olympic doping ban

Olympics Dec 27, 2019

Russia confirms it will appeal four-year Olympic doping ban

Russia has confirmed that it will appeal against its four-year Olympic ban for manipulating doping data. The Russian anti-doping agency, known as RUSADA, sent a formal letter Friday disagreeing with the sanctions imposed earlier this month by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The case is now ...

Olympics Dec 19, 2019

Russia appeals four-year doping ban

Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA will appeal the four-year ban from major sporting events, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics handed to the country over allegations of state-sponsored doping and repeated cover-up attempts, Tass news agency reported Thursday. RUSADA's supervisory committee decided Thursday to file an appeal ...

More Sports / Swimming Jun 25, 2019

CAS to shorten Junya Koga's doping ban: sources

The Court of Arbitration for Sport is set to hand swimmer Junya Koga a less severe ban after he filed an appeal over his four-year suspension for failed drug tests last year, sources said Monday. According to sources, the CAS is set to shorten the ...