COE REITERATES REASONS FOR NEW ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS FOR FEMALE CLASSIFICATIONS…,

COE REITERATES REASONS FOR NEW ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS FOR FEMALE CLASSIFICATIONS (DSD) IN MEETING WITH ATHLETICS SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT At a meeting on Tuesday (26) in London between the IAAF and Athletics South Africa (ASA), both organisations discussed their positions on the IAAF’s new Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (athletes with differences of sexual development) (DSD)….

SRI LANKA CAPTAIN, COACH AND MANAGER ADMIT TO BREACHING LEVEL 3 OFFENCE

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha have admitted to breaching Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which relates to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”. Following their admission, the ICC, in accordance with Article 5.2 of the ICC Code of Conduct, has appointed The Hon…

IAAF RESPONDS TO CAS ARBITRATION OF NEW FEMALE CLASSIFICATION REGULATIONS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has informed the IAAF this morning (19 June 2018) that it has received a request for arbitration filed by Caster Semenya vs/ IAAF. We await further information and stand ready to defend the new regulations which were introduced to address the following issue in Athletics: Sex differences in physical…

CASTER SEMENYA CHALLENGES THE IAAF ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS FOR FEMALE CLASSIFICATION AT THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered a request for arbitration filed by Caster Semenya against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) against the “IAAF Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (Athletes with Differences of Sex Development)” that are due to come into effect on 1 November 2018. Caster Semenya seeks a ruling…

FEI Tribunal issues Final Decision In Victoria Goñi’s Ergonovine Case

The FEI Tribunal has issued its Final Decision in a case involving Ergonovine, a *Banned Substance under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMRs). Uruguayan Endurance athlete Victoria Goñi (FEI ID 10042167) has been suspended for two years following the adverse analytical finding in samples taken from the horse El Mate (FEI ID…

IRFAN ANSARI CHARGED UNDER ICC ANTI-CORRUPTION CODE

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Irfan Ansari with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Mr Ansari is party to the code through his position as a person who is affiliated to a team that participates in International Matches and the Coach of the One Stop Tourism and Multiplex international teams who…

NFF Takes Note Of Supreme Court Verdict, Says No Cause For Alarm

The Nigeria Football Federation said at the weekend that it had taken note of the decision of the Supreme Court to refer back to the Federal High Court, to start afresh a case brought before the apex court by two football stakeholders against the NFF leadership. NFF 1st Vice President/Chairman, Legal Committee, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi,…

FEI Tribunal Issues Final Decisions on Banned Substance Cases

The FEI Tribunal has issued its Final Decisions on three banned substance cases under the FEI’s Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMRs). Samples taken on 4 September 2015 from the horse Houkoumi G (FEI ID 104XV97/BEL), ridden by Evelyne Stoffel (FEI ID 10128731/BEL) at the CEI1* 100 in Virton (BEL), tested positive for the…

LMC Sanctions Gombe United for unruly conduct of Supporters

LMC Sanctions Gombe United for unruly conduct of Supporters…Fined N3.25m and two match stadium ban Gombe United came under grave reprimand and financial sanctions by the League Management Company (LMC) for various breaches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Framework and Rules arising from disruptive conduct of their supporters and officials in a rescheduled…

Nigeria’s Justice Phillips Elected Into FIFA Ethics Committee

…Former Lagos Chief Judge is only African in revered panel The string of groundbreaking feats with regards to global recognition for Nigeria in world football continued on Thursday with the election of immediate past Chief Judge of Lagos State, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips as a Member of the highly respected FIFA Ethics Committee. In what…