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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) imposes a four-year period of ineligibility on Andrew Iannone

TAS / CAS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced its decision in the appeal arbitration procedures between the Italian MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone, the World AntiDoping Agency (WADA) and the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). Andrea Iannone and WADA filed separate appeals at CAS against the decision rendered by the FIM International Disciplinary Court dated 31 March 2020 in which Andrea Iannone was found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) (presence of Drostanolone, a anabolic steroid featured on the 2019 WADA Prohibited List) and an 18-month period of ineligibility was imposed on him.

International Olympic Committee v. Brenton Rickard

TAS / CAS

Lausanne, 9 November 2020, The Anti-Doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) held a hearing in the arbitration procedure between the International Olympic Committee and the Australian swimmer Brenton Rickard today, by video-link.

FIFPRO issues warning on numerous improper match-fixing bans

FIFPRO

FIFPRO is aware that a number of Ukrainian players have received life bans from professional football by the Disciplinary and Ethics Committee (‘DEC’) of the Football Federation of Armenia. We are concerned that players are being sanctioned on the basis of reports of so called sports data providers, without any substantial evidence.

Track and field athlete receives sanction

Sport Integrity Australia

Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Athletics Australia to impose a four-year ban on athlete Jessica Peris for the Presence and Use of prohibited substances.

Rugby player banned for four years for anti-doping violation

RFU

Mr Perry provided an out of competition urine sample at his home on 28 October 2019. The sample was found to contain an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for oxandrolone and its metabolites. Oxandrolone is a non-specified substance on the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List 2019.

Shreyas Iyer fined for slow over-rate

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Delhi Capitals Captain Shreyas Iyer has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi on 29 September 2020.

Powerlifting athlete’s sanction extended

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Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Powerlifting Australia to impose an additional four-year ban on athlete Jessica Gray for breaching her Period of Ineligibility.

WADA welcomes decision of French court in Diack case

WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) welcomes the decision by the Correctional Tribunal in Paris, France, to convict six people, including the former President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF, today World Athletics), Lamine Diack, on charges of corruption linked to the Russian doping scandal.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) partially upholds the appeals of Saman Ghoddos and Östersunds FK: the sanctions are maintained but the EUR 4 million compensation is cancelled

TAS / CAS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the appeal arbitration procedures filed by the player Saman Ghoddos and Östersunds FK Elitfotboll AB (Östersunds) against the decision rendered by the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber dated 14 June 2019 (the Challenged Decision). In such decision, Saman Ghoddos was found to have unilaterally terminated his employment contract with SD Huesca and ordered, together with Östersunds, to jointly and severally pay compensation of EUR 4 million to SD Huesca.

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis

TIU

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has today confirmed that two Bulgarian tennis players have been banned and face significant fines, after being convicted of a number of corruption offences.

Rugby Union player receives sanction

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Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Rugby Australia’s Anti-Doping Judicial Panel to impose a two-year ban on athlete Aidan Leeming for the presence and use of a prohibited substance.

IPL media advisory: Code of Conduct breach

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Royal Challengers Bangalore Captain Virat Kohli has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on 24 September 2020.

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