Disputes arising out of or relating to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Part 1Jeffrey Benz Jennifer K. Yuen Navid Nazer
This two-part article analyses pre-Game selection process disputes and disputes arising out of or relating to at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. In part one the authors provide an outline of the dispute resolution process in sport and analyse some of the pre-Games selection process disputes from Sochi. In part two the authors discuss the cases that arose form the Sochi Games and explain the mechanisms for dealing with disputes that arose from the Sochi Games.
Part one will identify the relevant bodies involved in Olympic disputes and highlight various pre-Games selection procedure cases from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
Part two will focus on how disputes that occur at the games are resolved and the mechanisms involved, and will highlight the cases that arose at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and their eventual outcomes.
PART ONE – BASIC STRUCTURE OF PRE-OLYMPIC AND OLYMPIC DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND PRE-GAMES SEELCTION PROCEDURE CASES RELATING TO THE 2014 SOCHI OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES
THE CAS AD HOC DIVISION
THE IOC DISCIPLINARY COMMISSION
JURISDICTION OF CAS
HOW ARE DISPUTES ARISING PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF CAS JURISDICTION HANDLED?
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About the Author
Jeff is a Door Tenant at 4 New Square Chambers, London and accomplished arbitrator and mediator. As a former General Counsel of the United States Olympic Committee, and former athlete, Jeff's sports credentials are without compare. Jeff has acted as a neutral or counsel in a wide variety of sports, including, among others, ice hockey, gymnastics, speedskating, figure skating, football and soccer, rugby, track and field, team handball, equestrian, table tennis, triathlon, wrestling, tennis, taekwondo, volleyball, boxing, cycling, sailing, and complex disputes and transactions involving sponsorships, film financings and production, technology, licensing, and live events.