CAS constitutes Panels which have the responsibility of resolving disputes arising in the context of sport by arbitration and/or mediation pursuant to the Procedural Rules (Articles R27 et seq.).
For such purpose, CAS provides the necessary infrastructure , effects the constitution of Panels and oversees the efficient conduct of the proceedings.
The responsibilities of Panels are, inter alia:
- to resolve the disputes referred to them through ordinary arbitration;
- to resolve through the appeals arbitration procedure disputes concerning the decisions of federations, associations or other sports-related bodies, insofar as the statutes or regulations of the said sports-related bodies or a specific agreement so provide;
- to resolve the disputes that are referred to them through mediation.