STATEMENT: Nyantakyi to appeal Fifa ban to CAS

Former Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has indicated his to decision to appeal the Fifa life ban and CHF 500,000 fine handed him to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS). The world football governing body imposed the sanctions…

CAS rejects Valcke’s ban appeal, itemises use of private jets

Jerome Valcke used private jets for himself and his family and exploited his position as secretary general of Fifa to help his son to win a job, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled as it rejected his appeal against…

CAS to no longer have the final decision on football disputes

In a ruling that could shake the football world, Brussels’ Court of Appeal have decided that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will no longer have the upper hand on decisions concerning football issues. The decision comes as a result of a…

Semenya to get London 2012 800m Gold

South Africa’s Caster Semenya should now be officially confirmed as a double Olympic and triple world 800 metres champion after Russian rival Mariya Farnisova’s disqualification was upheld following an unsuccessful appeal. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) last year…

El Haddadi: Barca forward challenges Fifa ruling on eligibility

Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi is challenging Fifa rules which stop players switching national allegiances. The 22-year-old was a substitute for Spain in a European Championship qualifier in September 2014 but now wants to play for Morocco, where his parents are from.…

CAS upholds five-match ban for Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid will have to do without Cristiano Ronaldo for the entirety of his five-match ban. This is as a result of a decision made by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) to reject the club’s appeal to have…

CAS confirms Fifa’s third-party ban

Sport’s international tribunal on Monday backed FIFA’s ban on third-party player ownership but softened a suspension against Belgians Seraing, who have been at the heart of a legal battle over the issue. FIFA banned third party ownership — where an…

Russian runner banned, loses Olympic gold for doping

The international sports tribunal on Friday stripped Russian runner Mariya Savinova-Farnosova of the London Olympics 800 metres gold medal and banned her for four years for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said there was “clear evidence” that Savinova…

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