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The 1er February 2018, the Court of Arbitration for Sport had canceled the sanctions pronounced by the International Olympic Committee against 28 Russian athletes suspected to have benefited from the state doping system in Russia between 2010 and 2014. Two Independent IOC Commissions, the Invitation Review Panel (IRP) and the Russian Olympic Athletes 'Review Board (SRO IG) have, despite the cancellation of some athletes' sanctions, refused to invite to the Olympic Games of PyeongChang Winter many Russian athletes and coaches. 47 Russian athletes and coaches, including 13 athletes and 2 coaches who had their suspension canceled on February 1er 2018, appealed this refusal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The 9 February 2018, the Ad Hoc Chamber of the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected the appeal. the Court of Arbitration for Sport considered that the athletes did not provide evidence that the IOC Commissions conducted their investigation in a discriminatory, arbitrary or unfair manner. The Court of Arbitration for Sport also considers that the International Olympic Committee is the only body authorized to decide on participations in the PyeongChang Olympic Games which open the 9 February at 20 hours (Korean time).
Added on, Friday February 10th
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has opened its Ad Hoc Arbitration Division for the 9 Pyeongchang Olympics at 25 February 2018.
Added on, Wednesday, January 31 2018 11: 06
Anne Brasseur, MEP, delivered a report on "Good governance in football" on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The report, which was presented at the 24 January 2018 debates, mainly denounces the lack of independence of the organs of FIFA vis-à-vis its President.
Added on, Tuesday January 16 2018 17: 30
The 5 January 2018, the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Secretary of State for Digital endorsed the companies GamersOrigin, LDLC Event and Olympique Lyonnais for the employment of professional players e-sport, in application of the Law of 7 October 2016.
Added on, Wednesday, January 10 2018 16: 41
The 8 December 2017, the European Commission has decided that the eligibility rules of the International Skating Union (UIP) or International Skating Union (ISU) that provide for severe penalties against athletes participating in non speed skating events recognized by the IPU are contrary to EU rules on anti-competitive practices.
Added on, Friday January 05 2018 16: 24
On Wednesday 20 December 2017, the deputies voted by a large majority the adoption of the draft law "on the organization of the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024" which will regulate the Summer Olympics organized in Paris.
Added on, Friday December 22 2017 18: 06
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 professional athletes".
Added on, Thursday December 07 2017 18: 49
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.
Added on, Thursday November 16 2017 11: 59
Monday 6 November 2017, FIFPro (International Federation of Professional Footballers) has signed two agreements with FIFA recognizing football players new guarantees in the context of transfers and allowing better cooperation between the two bodies of football.
Added on, Wednesday, November 08 2017 10: 25
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.
Added on, Thursday October 19 2017 14: 25
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.
Added on, Monday, September 25 2017 15: 27
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 24 August 2017 relating to the publication in electronic form of the regulations of the delegated sports federations completes this Decree.
Added on, Friday September 01 2017 16: 58
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International Sport Forum - 2th Edition - The Challenges of 2018 Sport

February 20, 2018
The 21, 22 and 23 March 2018, the 2th edition of the International Sport Forum is organized in Limoges, Ester Technopole, to analyze the major issues of the world of sport.

Football, finance and the law - Financial regulation in professional football

February 16, 2018
The 2 and 3 March 2018, will be held in Liege (Belgium) a conference on the issues of financial regulation in professional football.

PyeongChang Olympics: TAS rejects appeal of Russian athletes and coaches

February 09, 2018
The 1er February 2018, the Court of Arbitration for Sport had canceled the sanctions pronounced by the International Olympic Committee with regard to 28 Russian athletes suspected of having benefited from the system ...

Constitutional Council: the absence of separation of the functions of prosecution and judgment of the AFLD is contrary to ...

February 02, 2018
According to decision of 2 February 2018 (No. 2017-688), the Constitutional Council, seized of a priority question of constitutionality (QPC), declared the article L. 232-22 3 ° of the Code of the sport contrary to ...

Olympic Winter Games: Opening of the Ad hoc Arbitration Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport

January 31, 2017
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has opened its Ad Hoc Arbitration Division for the 9 Pyeongchang Olympics at 25 February 2018.

6th AIAF Congress in Lausanne - Footballers' Contracts Making them & Breaking them

January 31, 2017
The International Association of Football Lawyers organizes the sixth edition of its Annual Congress 18 and 19 September 2018 in Lausanne (SWITZERLAND). The Congress will be held at the Olympic Museum.

SportColl Forum, 2th Edition, 6 - 8 February 2018

January 31, 2017
The SportColl Forum will be held from 6 at 8 February to the South of France Arena in Montpellier.

SIGA Sport Integrity Forum - Rome - 30 January 2018

January 31, 2017
The 3th edition of the SIGA Sport Integrity Forum will be held on 30 January 2018 in Rome. The Forum will address, among others, the following topics: sport corruption, club ownership, ...

According to the ECHR, the location system for athletes does not violate article 8 of the CESDH

January 31, 2017
The European Court of Human Rights estimates, in a judgment n ° 48151 / 11, dated 18 January 2018, that the French State, by imposing a system of localization to the sportsmen, does not violate ...

Update - Council of Europe: MP Anne BRASSEUR's report on the governance of FIFA

January 31, 2017
Anne Brasseur, MEP, delivered a report on "Good governance in football" on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

E-sport: the government delivers the first approvals

January 31, 2017
5 January 2018, the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Secretary of State for Digital approved the companies GamersOrigin, LDLC Event and Olympique Lyonnais for the employment of ...

European Commission: IPU sanctioned for anti-competitive practices

January 31, 2017
8 December 2017, the European Commission has decided that the eligibility rules of the International Skating Union (IPU) or International Skating Union (ISU) that provide for severe penalties ...
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