The court of arbitration for sport (cas french: tribunal arbitral du sport, tas) is an international quasi-judicial body established to settle disputes related to sport through arbitration its headquarters are in lausanne (switzerland) and its courts are located in new york city, sydney and lausanne.
With the substantial economic and commercial impact of international sports comes the increased likelihood of dispute in 1983, the ioc established the court of arbitration for sport(cas) as a court with specialized knowledge in the field of sports cas is also know by its french name, tribunal arbitral du sport (tas. Court of arbitration for sport to decide future of 42 russian athletes - duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.
The court of arbitration for sport (cas) has dismissed the appeal of horse sport ireland and cian o’connor the court of arbitration for sport (cas) to issue its decision in the essendon case in january 2016 update on the arbitration procedures currently before the cas involving russian athletes. The court of arbitration for sport (cas) confirms the transfer ban imposed on club atlético de madrid for breaches of the fifa rules regarding the transfer of minors.
The court of arbitration for sport (cas) is often referred to as sport's supreme court cas is an institution independent of any sports organization which provides for services to facilitate the settlement of sport-related disputes, through arbitration or mediation, by means of procedural rules adapted to the specific needs of the sport world. The international council of arbitration for sport (icas) has created the present guide with a view to facilitating understanding of the code of sports-related arbitration and, in a more general way, encouraging access to the court of arbitration for sport (cas.
The court of arbitration for sport (cas) provides international sport with an independent authority specialising in sports-related disputes able to render binding decisions, cas is dedicated to the settlement of sporting disputes swiftly and inexpensively since its inception in 1984, it has time and time again earned the recognition and respe.
An introduction to the court of arbitration for sport (cas) & the role of national courts in international sports disputes louise reilly i introduction.