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Dopage, Richard McLaren : la suspension de la Russie, «une confirmation de mon travail» Football : le mode de gouvernance de la FIFA dans le viseur du Conseil de l’Europe Football : une tribune évacuée à Amiens en raison d'un projecteur menaçant de tomber JO 2024 : garantie de remboursement au CIO d'1,2 milliard en cas d'annulation Football : l'OM sanctionne pour deux matches ses supporters des South Winners
Added on, Monday, December 11 2017 10: 49
Football: no matches in Brussels during Euro 2020 Rugby: Christophe Urios and Fabien Galthié, suspended from bench for one month Football: fine for Nicolas de Tavernost, Dimitri Payet suspended in Football League Cup, World Cup: 3.000 hooligans Russians banned from Gymnastics stadium: former doctor of the American gymnastics team sentenced to 60 years imprisonment Football: MATÍAS SUÁREZ CONDEMNED TO PAY 500 000 EUROS TO ANDERLECHT Rugby, Top 14: Boudjellal and Fonteneau convened by the Disciplinary Committee
Added on, Friday December 08 2017 10: 29
Football: Nicolas De Tavernost (Bordeaux) and Bertrand Desplat (Guingamp) before the Olympic Games commission, doping: despite the suspension, the Russians should be numerous at the Olympic Winter Olympics, doping: Russia will not boycott the Olympics winter 2018 Olympics, doping: reanalyses blow up the counter Olympic Games: the IOC leaves weightlifting under surveillance and asks for accounts to boxing Football, incidents Bastia-OL: fine and suspended prison confirmed on appeal Football: PSG auditioned by UEFA on Thursday
Added on, Thursday December 07 2017 09: 42
JO 2018: The Russians will decide the 12 December Cycling: the UCI considers that the exclusion of Peter Sagan from the Tour de France was a mistake Rugby: Philippe Peyramaure - "It's sad anyway" JO 2018, Doping: the IOC suspends Russia at the 2018 winter Olympics, not its athletes Rugby: the justice seized in the case Laporte JO 2018, Doping: the suspension of Russia? FIFA ensures that there will be "no impact" on the football World Cup O2018, organized doping: Russia condemned to put away its Rugby flag, Laporte case: the FFR "rejoices" that justice is seized JO- 2018: Russia suspended for state doping, its athletes under Olympic flag
Added on, Wednesday, December 06 2017 10: 00
Doping: the IOC charges Russia with the McLaren Handball report: Dijon sanctioned by the CNCG's doping commission Doping: Russia accuses Rodchenkov of having doped sportsmen himself Football: Bielsa's lawyer denounces "serious humiliation" Football: Eric Cantona indicted for defamation against Didier Deschamps Football, Lille: Bielsa summoned Wednesday to "an interview prior to a possible dismissal" Rugby, Top 14: Urios and Galthié convened before the Disciplinary Committee
Added on, Wednesday, November 29 2017 10: 06
Football, Lille: Bielsa counter-attack by seizing the LFP Doping, JO-2014: 5 new Russian athletes sanctioned by the IOC, including two Olympic champions Doping in Russia: Dick Pound reaffirms his criticisms against the IOC Rugby, Top 14: after altercation Urios-Galthié, disciplinary commission seized Football, Mondial 2022: an investigation opened on a suspicious transfer from Qatar Football, PSG: Edinson Cavani summoned by an Italian judge
Added on, Tuesday, November 28 2017 09: 23
Doping, JO-2014: the IOC continues to sanction Russia Skeleton, doping: the Russians banned by the IOC also excluded from the Sochi 2014 World Cup, doping: two IOC-withdrawn bobsleigh titles to Russia Athletics, doping: Russia remains suspended by the International Athletics Federation Football: condemned to a private session, the PSG retaliates and uses
Added on, Monday November 27 2017 09: 52
Doping, JO 2014: Alaxander Tretiakov was stripped of his Olympic skeleton title Facebook: Chinese torture for AC Milan Gymnastics: a former doctor of the American team of gymnastics accused of sexual assault pleads guilty Football: AMIENS AND VALENCIENNES WILL PROVIDING "ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS" TO DNCG Football: UEFA condemns UEFA FINE BULLETIN Cycling: indicted, Bernard Sainz, aka "Dr. Mabuse", imprisoned Football, APOEL-REAL: UEFA OPENS AN INQUIRY ON THE YELLOW CARTON OF CARVAJAL
Added on, Thursday November 23 2017 11: 11
Football: Amiens and John Williams laundered by CNOSF Football: not convinced by the economic plan of AC Milan, UEFA could (heavily) punish Football: ABOUT TAVERNOST AGAINST ARBITRATION, DISCIPLINE COMMISSION SEIZED Doping, Cycling: Bernard Sainz's custody extended Football: THREE FORMER FIFA LEADERS SUSPENDED FOR LIFE Football: TWELVE PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR MATCHES ARRANGED IN THAILAND
Added on, Wednesday, November 22 2017 09: 49
Rugby: Thomas Lombard sentenced to 5.000 euros fine for misrepresentation Cycling: Bernard Sainz, aka "Doctor Mabuse", placed in custody Rugby: disciplinary investigation opened against coach Cheika Ski: the investigation of the gendarmerie is over following the death of David Fish Football: ATLÉTICO-REAL MADRID: A STADIUM SERIOUSLY INJURED
Added on, Tuesday, November 21 2017 10: 14
Doping, cycling: the former coach of the Sky recognizes the use of therapeutic authorizations to improve performance Football, justice: in the sight of the Spanish tax, Tebas sees his post threatened Doping: Russian TV channels threaten to boycott the Pyeongchang Olympics Football, BASTIA: EIGHT SUSPENSION GAMES FOR ROSSI STÉPHANE Football: TWO EDUCATORS OF AN AMATEUR CLUB GAPS FOR RADICALIZATION
Added on, Monday November 20 2017 09: 42
Doping: The Kremlin denounces the "unjust" maintenance of the suspension of Russia Football: the disciplinary committee punishes several players League 1 and 2 League for illegal bets Tennis, defamation: Roselyne Bachelot sentenced for defamation for accusing Rafael Nadal of doping Football, transfers: The TAS rejects the request of Adrien Silva Ski: Death of the skier David Poisson - "There was no fault", according to the DTN Football: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang again suspended by his club
Added on, Friday November 17 2017 09: 59
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National Assembly: rejection of the proposed law on the taxation of transfers of professional athletes

December 07, 2017
Following the adoption of a motion for prior rejection, the National Assembly rejected today, 07 December 2017, the proposed law "to introduce a tax on transfers of athletes ...

CoSMoS: Finalization of the package-day agreement for non-managerial employees in the sports sector

November 16, 2017
The 3 November 2017, CoSMoS, in partnership with the trade unions, finalized the draft agreement authorizing package-days for non-managerial staff of the sports sector.

E-sport: the new employment contract for professional players

November 10, 2017
E-sport was enshrined in the Law for a Digital Republic No. 2016-1321 of 7 October 2016. The law provides a specific legal framework concerning fixed-term employment contracts ...

Football: FIFPro and FIFA sign agreement on transfers of professional footballers

November 08, 2017
Monday 6 November 2017, FIFPro (International Federation of Professional Footballers) signed two agreements with FIFA recognizing football players new guarantees in the ...

Promise to hire sportsmen: the will of the parties as a determining criterion retained by the Court of Cassation

October 30, 2017
The Social Chamber of the Court of Cassation, by two judgments dated 21 September 2017 (No. 16-20103 and No. 16-20104), specified the respective definitions of the offer and the unilateral promise of ...

Update - National Assembly: proposed law on transfer taxation of professional athletes

October 19, 2017
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

October 13, 2017
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 ...

E-sport: the legal framework for competitions

October 09, 2017
While the PSG qualified its team of Rocket League for the World, the Secretary of State for the digital, Mounir Mahjoubi, announced, in Rennes, the 3 October 2017, wanting to develop e-sport in ...

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
The Council of State, by order of the 25 August 2017, rejects the application for interim measures of a swimming coach suspended by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) on the grounds of ...

Football: Towards a major change of rules in the United States?

Aug 09, 2017
The Miami Club said it had appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in order to compel the US Soccer Federation (USSF) to introduce the system of ...
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