Sports Arbitration

Arbitration has become the most important means of resolving disputes related to sports, due to its flexibility, timeliness and cost-efficiency, and because membership in the vast majority of international sports federation requires athletes to agree to arbitrate certain types of disputes, including doping offenses.

Switzerland is the temple of international sports law and arbitration. The country hosts most major international sports federations and organizations, including the International Olympic Committee, the World Anti-Doping Agency (European Office), the International Federation of Association Football and the International Cycling Union. The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), located in Lausanne, acts as the world

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