Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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October 28, 2019

The background case involves the celebrity swimmer Sun Yang, who was accused of an anti-doping rule violation due to unsuccessful attempt to take blood and urine samples during an unannounced doping control at his house and the subsequent lifting of charges by the FINA Anti-Doping Commission.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_413/2019
Original language: 
French
Published: 
38 ASA Bull 204 (2020)
Parties
Counsel
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January 6, 2020

In this overly publicized and quite interesting case, involving the Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang (the Athlete) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Athlete was accused of an antidoping rule violation due to the unsuccessful attempt to take blood and urine samples during an unannounced test carried out at the Athlete’s home in September 2018. Even though the Swimmer was cleared by his federation’s (i.e.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_287/2019
Original language: 
French
Published: 
38 ASA Bull 212 (2020)
Parties
Counsel
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December 22, 2020

Chinese elite swimmer Sun Yang has managed to draw the attention of sports arbitration practitioners in recent years: after the first CAS public hearing following the ECtHR Pechstein judgment and several motions filed with the Swiss Federal Tribunal during the CAS proceedings, this important judgment constitutes the first in the history of the CAS where the Federal Tribunal has annulled a CAS award for bias of its Panel Chair, Mr.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_318/2020
Original language: 
French
Parties
Counsel
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