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Pepperdine University

2012

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The Beijing Summer Olympic Games: Decisions From The Cas And Ioc, Richard H. Mclaren, Geoff Cowper-Smith Feb 2012

The Beijing Summer Olympic Games: Decisions From The Cas And Ioc, Richard H. Mclaren, Geoff Cowper-Smith

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

This article reviews the Beijing Olympic Games cases heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Appeal Division before and after the Olympic Games and the Ad-hoc Division (AHD) in Beijing, together with pertinent IOC Executive Board doping and disciplinary decisions. The discussion is in chronological order dealing first with Olympic-related cases that were heard by the ordinary and appeal divisions in Lausanne prior to the AHD taking jurisdiction of Olympic matters. Those cases are followed by appeals heard by the appeal division while the AHD took jurisdiction over Olympic matters in Beijing. A discussion of the decisions made ...