Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision in the case of Maria Sharapova to be issued in the first week of October 2016

Press Release

13 September 2016 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will issue its decision in the arbitration procedure between Maria Sharapova and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) during the first week of October 2016.

On 9 June 2016, Maria Sharapova filed an appeal against the decision issued on 6 June 2016 by a Tribunal appointed by the ITF. In her appeal to the CAS, Ms Sharapova seeks a reduction of the Tribunal’s decision to sanction her with a two-year period of ineligibility further to an anti-doping rule violation.

The final award will be published on the CAS website together with a media release.



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