CAS dismisses Olympic ban on doping offenders

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) cleared the way today for several dozen former doping offenders to compete at next year’s London 2012 Olympics, by ruling the ‘Osaka’ clause “invalid and unenforceable”, that bars from the Games anyone who has served a suspension of six months or more since the last Olympics. Read for instance SwimNews, Reuters and the official CAS press release.


One response to “CAS dismisses Olympic ban on doping offenders”

  1. […] which means that the host nation is technically unable to compete at London 2012. The row is over CAS/WADA lifting the ‘Osaka Rule’ that bars from the next games anyone who has served a doping suspension of 6 months or more, and […]

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