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CAS Denies Russian Olympic Committee and Russian Athletes’ Challenge of two International Association of...

The IAAF recently extended its ban on Russian athletes through the World Championships in London this summer, stating that Russian athletes should not expect...

Event: CAS: The “Supreme Court of Sports” at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

On August 30, 2016, the ABA Section of International Law will hold a teleconference entitled “CAS”: The “Supreme Court of Sports” at the 2016...

Brazil: Arbitration and the Olympic Games – Pro Bono Advocacy Before the Court of...

In the world of sport, conflicts are resolved before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), seated in Lausanne, Switzerland. The CAS was created...

Italian football club loses on penalties in England

On 19 January 2016, the English High Court in Pencil Hill Ltd v US Citta Di Palermo SpA enforced an arbitral award issued by...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court Rejects Motion to Set Aside CAS Award in Dispute between...

In its decision dated March 22, 2016 (case no. 4A_678/2015), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court was called upon to decide whether or not to set...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court rejects jurisdictional challenge of a CAS award in a dispute...

In its decision dated November 9, 2015, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ruled on whether or not to set aside a CAS award on...

Does an award based on illegally obtained evidence violate public policy? Not necessarily according...

In two, almost identical decisions rendered on 27 March 2014 (decisions 4A_362/2013 and 4A_448/2013) the Swiss Federal Supreme Court held that reliance by an...