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Anti-doping violation results in 8 year ineligibility

IAAF v TAF & Ms Asli Cakir-Alptekin CAS 2014/A/3498

Related Member(s):
Prof. Philippe Sands QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Sports Law, Arbitration
Court:

The CAS issued a Consent Arbitral Award in the arbitration procedure between IAAF, the Turkish Athletic Federation (TAF) and Asli Cakir-Alptekin. The Consent Arbitral Award ratifies a settlement agreement between the parties. Ms Cakir-Alptekin is found to have committed a second anti-doping rule violation and shall serve a period of ineligibility of eight years. All competitive results obtained by the athlete from 29 July 2010 onwards are also disqualified. Philippe Sands QC was involved in this case.

Philippe Sands QC was involved in this case.