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Statement as PDF

On December 19th, 2017 the IBSF through its legal counsel sent its Statement of Appeal and Urgent Application for Provisional Measures to the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne.

The President of the Appeals Arbitration Division of the Court of Arbitration (CAS) released the decision on 3 January 2018 stating that:  

1.       The CAS has clearly no jurisdiction to entertain the appeal filed by the IBSF in the case CAS 2017/A/5476 The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation v. Alexander Tretiakov, Elena Nikitina, Mariia Orlova, Olga Potylitsina, Ilvir Khuzin, Alexander Kasyanov & Aleksei Pushkarev.

2.       Pursuant to Article R37 of the Code of Sports-related Arbitration, the procedure CAS 2017/A/5476 The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation v. Alexander Tretiakov, Elena Nikitina, Mariia Orlova, Olga Potylitsina, Ilvir Khuzin, Alexander Kasyanov & Aleksei Pushkarev is terminated and removed from the CAS roll.

As a consequence the above mentioned athletes will be allowed to slide in IBSF events such as World Cup, Europa Cup, North American Cup or Intercontinental Cup.

CAS Order:

http://www.ibsf.org/images/documents/downloads/Anti-Doping/Sanctions/CAS_Decision_04012018.pdf

The detailed decision by CAS will be published once received.

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