Decision on Doping Sanction Rule Under Review

Published: Monday, 27 June 2011. Written by Andrew Nixon No Comments

By Andrew Nixon. A decision which is likely to have an impact on a number of athletes waiting to hear if they can compete in London 2012 is currently under review by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The decision relates to Rule 45 of the Olympic Charter, which bars athletes who have received a doping sanction of greater than six months from competing at the following Olympic Games.

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Andrew Nixon

Andrew Nixon

Andrew Nixon is a Partner in the Sport Group at Sheridans. Referred to in this year's Legal 500 as a “very bright and talented sports lawyer” Andrew's practice focuses principally on regulatory, governance, disciplinary, arbitration and dispute resolution within the sport sector. Andrew's clients include governing bodies, sports clubs, sports agencies and individual athletes.

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