Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Matthieu Reeb, the Secretary General of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announces that the CAS has rejected Caster Semenya’s challenge against IAAF rules forcing her to lower her testosterone levels to compete with women, even as judges labelled the regulations “discriminatory.” SOUNDBITES of Matthieu Reeb

Russian sports minister reacts to CAS doping decision

Sport’s top court CAS on Thursday overturned Olympic life bans on 28 Russians accused of doping, a decision hailed by Moscow but a major embarrassment for the International Olympic Committee just days away from the start of the Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

‘Goal was to prevent Russian flag flying at Rio Paralympics’ – sports lawyer

Switzerland’s highest court has refused to overturn a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to ban Russian athletes from taking part in next month’s Rio Paralympics – meaning Russia has now exhausted its legal options. RT spoke exclusively with the lawyer fighting for the Russian Paralympians.

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Paralympic dreams dashed: Entire Russian team banned after losing appeal

Russian Paralympic athletes and their coaches have reacted with shock and anger after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected an appeal on a blanket Rio ban. “They killed my dream” and “a humiliation of people with disabilities” were two of the responses from athletes.
CAS on Tuesday rejected an appeal over a decision to bar all Russian athletes from the Rio Paralympic Games, set to take place September 7-18. The appeal had been filed by the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC).

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Russian athletes to remain banned from Rio – Court of Arbitration for Sport

Secretary-General of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Matthieu Reeb has announced that the CAS has declined the appeal by Russian athletes against an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ban from the Rio Olympics competition.

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