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Australian Football - Panel appointed to hear the appeal of WADA v. 34 current and former players of Essendon FC

08.07.2015 10:18 Age: 3 yrs

Lausanne, 8 July 2015 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirms that the following Panel of CAS arbitrators will decide the appeal of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against 34 current and former players of Essendon FC:

President:The Hon. Michael J. Beloff QC, barrister in London, UK
ArbitratorsMr. Romano Subiotto QC, Solicitor-Advocate in Brussels, Belgium
The Hon. James Spigelman AC QC, barrister in Sydney, Australia, and London, UK

The parties are currently exchanging written briefs. This will be followed by an oral hearing which is expected to take place later this year, in a location to be decided by the Panel. 

In view of the parties’ request that this matter be handled confidentially by the CAS, the CAS Court Office will make no further comment at this time.