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By a decision no. 15 / 04295 dated 25 April 2017, the Court of First Instance of Paris condemned the French Games (FdJ) to the payment of the gains to the benefit of a bettor. Indeed, the error on the calculation of the score, for which the FJ is solely responsible, is an inexcusable error that does not allow the cancellation of sports betting contracts; In addition, the FJD did not report evidence of the bettor's knowledge of the results at the time of the betting.
Added on, Friday October 13 2017 17: 44
The Council of State, by order of the 25 August 2017, dismissed the application for interim measures of a swimming coach suspended by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) on the ground that it had Opposed to the control of swimmers it entails.
Added on, Monday, August 28 2017 15: 39
According to a press release, the Paris Administrative Court announced that the judge hearing the application refused the request of the Corsican club by order of 27 July 2017. SC Bastia is therefore maintained in National 1.
Added on, Friday, July 28 2017 11: 24
According to a judgment of April 21 2017, the Toulouse Court of Appeal recognizes merits the main argument raised by Jean-Jacques BERTRAND, counsel for Mr. Yohann PELE in this case.
Added on, Monday, April 24 2017 17: 31
The State Council suspended by a decision of April 12 2017, the decision by the French Rugby Federation had canceled the postponement of the French stage matches and Racing 92 from 18 2017 March.
Added on, Thursday, April 13 2017 11: 26
The use of the National Rugby League (NRL) against the decision of the French Rugby Federation (FFR) canceling the postponement of matches of the French Stadium and Racing Metro 92 18 of March falls outside the Council of State but the court administration in early spring.
Added on, Wednesday, April 05 2017 11: 12
The Administrative Court of Appeal of Paris has confirmed, in a judgment of February 7 2017, that the gains of a professional poker player are taxable as non-commercial profits (BNC).
Added on, Wednesday, March 29 2017 12: 50
The Administrative Tribunal of Montreuil suspended by order of February 24 2017, the execution of the decision of the French Boxing Federation inflicting an amateur boxer disciplinary penalty Federal license suspension of five farms.
Added on, Monday, February 27 2017 12: 01
In a judgment of 19 January 2017 (A / 16 / 00141), the Tribunal de Commerce du Hainaut, division Charleroi, has, in the conflict between the player Lassana Diarra to FIFA and the Belgian Football Federation, declared contrary to principle of free movement of workers Article 17.2 of the Statute of the Regulations and Transfer of Players (RSTJ) Fifa.
Added on, Monday, January 23 2017 15: 38
In an order of January 17 2017, the Tribunal de Grande Instance (TGI) in Paris has appointed a special trustee to manage, in part, the French Tennis Federation (FFT).
Added on, Thursday, January 19 2017 11: 46
The Council of State had to know, to our knowledge, its first case in which the athlete sought annulment of the penalty imposed by the French Agency for the Fight against Doping (AFLD) because of the help made substantial. The argument of the athlete did not prosper however (EC, December 23 2016, No. 399728).
Added on, Wednesday, December 28 2016 12: 30
According to the Administrative Court of Appeal of Versailles (6ème Ch., May 19 2016, No. 14VE00407), transfer fees, although they are exceptional products, do not enter into the calculation of the added value of a club, especially when transfers have taken the initiative of players still under contract and once the benefits are not the products involved in the running of the club activity.
Added on, Friday, July 08 2016 02: 00
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The 3 October 2017, a draft law "to introduce a tax on transfers of professional sportsmen" was registered to the Presidency of the National Assembly.

Online sports betting: the FJD condemned

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NRL: new rules on soliciting a Rugby player under contract

September 25, 2017
The National Rugby League (NRL) Steering Committee - which runs the Top 14 and the Pro D2 - decided, on 19 September 2017, to supervise the solicitations of players and coaches under contract.

Sport Code: amendment of the provisions of the regulatory part

September 01, 2017
Decree No. 2017-1269 of 9 August 2017 (published in the OJ of 11 August 2017) simplifies, updates and corrects various provisions of the regulatory part of the code of sport. A decree of the 24 August 2017 ...

Doping: confirmation of an AFLD sanction against a coach who opposed the swimmer's check

Aug 28, 2017
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Football: Towards a major change of rules in the United States?

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WADA publishes roadmap for compliance with RUSADA World Anti-Doping Code

Aug 03, 2017
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Football: confirmation of demotion of Sporting Club Bastia in National 1

July 28, 2017
According to a press release, the Paris Administrative Court announced that the judge hearing the application refused the request of the Corsican club by order of 27 July 2017. The SC Bastia is therefore ...

[Update] [News of the World] FIFA lifts suspension of Sudan Football Federation

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