Par ordre alphabétique:

Prof. Abdullah Al Hayyan


Professor of law at Kuwait University, Chairman of the FINA Legal Committee, Member of the legal commission of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC), Chairman of the legal committee of the Arabian Gulf Cup football Federation , Kuwait university LLB, LLM, University of Wales PhD, Partner at International Legal Group in association with Baker & Botts.

M. Antonio F. Arimany

Vice Président du CIAS


Secretary General, World Triathlon (WT) (2016-current); ITU Legal, Finance and Administration Director (2010-2015); Chair, Legal Group of ASOIF (2016-current); Specialized sport lawyer (2009-2011); Managing Director of Madrid Olympic Bid (2006-2009 & 2004-2005); Managing Director of Jaca Olympic Bid (2005-2006); Regional Manager for NOCs, Organising Committee of the Athens Olympic and Paralympic Games; President, Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation (2001-2002) and General Secretary (1996-1997); Senior Tax Advisor & auditor, Garrigues Abogados (1997-2002); Finance & Legal Director, Royal Spanish Motoring Association (1996).

Me John D. Coates

Président du CIAS


Lawyer, LLB Sydney University; IOC Vice-President (2013-2017 and 2020- ); Former Chair IOC Tokyo 2020 Coordination and Legal Affairs Commissions; Former President, Australian Olympic Committee (1990-2022); former Council Member, International Rowing Federation (FISA, 1992-2014); former Senior Vice President, Sydney 2000 Organising Committee of the Games (SOCOG) and Chef de Mission of Australian Olympic Teams in Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens and Beijing; Director various Australian public companies and statutory boards.

M. Ivo Eusebio


Président de la Chambre Anti-dopage

Juge fédéral (2003-2018), membre du Disciplinary Committee de la IIHF (2004-2018), licencié en droit et en sciences économiques, brevet d'avocat, Conseiller juridique du Département de l'économie publique du Canton Tessin (1977-78),  Secrétaire général du Département de la justice du même Canton (1979-1983), collaborateur dans une étude d'avocat et de notaire (1983-1985), Juge du district de la Léventine (canton du Tessin) (1985-2001), Juge au Tribunal d'appel du canton du Tessin (2001-2003), Président du HC Ambri-Piotta (Suisse, LNA hockey sur glace) (1985/1990), Président de la Ligue nationale suisse de hockey sur glace et membre du comité de la Fédération suisse de hockey sur glace (LSHG) (1990-1995), Juge unique de la Fédération internationale de hockey sur glace (IIHF) - European Hockey League (EHL) (1996-2000), membre du Legal Committee de la IIHF (1998-2003).

M. Louis Everard


Masters in Sport & Law, University of Leiden. Board member of FIFPro (2006- ); Director of VVCS, the Dutch Association of Professional Football Players (2006- ); Judge of the Players’ Status Chamber of the FIFA Football Tribunal (2021-2025); Secretary treasurer of the CSR (the Central Players Council of the KNVB) (Royal Dutch Football Association); Secretary treasurer of the SSFC (Foundation Social Fund Professional Football Players); Board member of the Stichting CAO (Foundation Collective Bargaining Professional Football in The Netherlands); Member of the KNVB working group on national training compensations; Member of the KNVB working group on intermediaries.

Dr Emilio Garcia Silvero


Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) (2018- ); Board Member of FIFA World Cup 2026™ US Inc (2022- ); Board Member of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 (2018- ); Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Entourage Forum (2020- ); Member of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Finance and Administration Committee (2020- ); Former Managing Director Integrity at the Union Européenne de Football Associations (UEFA) (2006-2018); Former Legal Director at Real Federación Española de Fútbol (2004-2012); Doctor of Law (Ph. D in Law)Labor Law / Sports Law, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (2003–2008); Master in European Sport Governance, Sciences Po.

Mme. Dyalá Jiménez

Costa Rica

LLM International Law (Georgetown University); International arbitrator at DJ Arbitraje (2011- ); Member of the Governing Board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA); former Minister of Foreign Trade for Costa Rica (2018-2020).

Me Silja Kanerva OLY


Legal Counsel at Neste Corporation (2019- ); Associate lawyer at Hannes Snellman (2013-2019); professional sailor with Sailing Team Finland (2010-2016); Bronze medallist in sailing (match racing) at the 2012 Olympic Games; 2012 World Champion in Sailing; Former Vice Chair of the Finnish Center for Integrity in Sports Anti-doping Supervisory Board (2017-2022); Vice Chair of the Coaching and Elite Sailing Committee of the Finnish Sailing Federation; Board member of the Finnish Support Foundation for Competitive Sailing; LLM University of Helsinki. 

Me Michael B. Lenard OLY

Vice Président du CIAS


Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting; Finance); Doctor of Law; Lawyer; former Senior Managing Director of Paladin Realty Partners/William E. Simon & Sons private equity firm; former Partner in the international law firm of Latham & Watkins; with respect to the United States Olympic Committee, formerly, inter alia, its Vice-President, member of its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Chair of its Key Strategies Task Force and Joint Marketing Committee, Special Counsel to its Ethics Committee, head of its Athletes Performance Group and member and Vice-Chair of its Athletes' Advisory Council;  former member of the Board of Directors of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Olympic Games and its Audit and Ethics Committee; member of the United States Olympic Team of Handball in the 1984 Olympic Games.

Mme Carole Malinvaud

Présidente de la Chambre ordinaire


Partner Co-head in the Arbitration practice group of Gide Loyrette Nouel; specialist in international commercial law and international arbitration; graduate of Paris II University and Harvard law School; member of the Paris and New York bar; Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce French international arbtiration commission (ICC France) (2013-present); Chair of the Comité Français de l'Arbitrage (2013-2016); Chair of the first instance disciplinary commission of the French Golf Federation; former member of French Junior National Golf Team.

M. Dariusz Mioduski


Juris Doctor Harvard Law School. Owner and President of Legia Warszawa FC (2017- ); Board Member and current Vice-Chair of the European Club Association (2015- ); Member of the UEFA Club Competitions SA Board of Administration; Member of the UEFA Club Competitions Committee; Chief Executive Officer at Radwan Investments Sarl (2013- ); Member of the Supervisory Board of Citi Bank Handlowy SA (2012- ); Chair of the Board of Directors of Serinus Energy Inc. (2009- ).

Prof. Giulio Napolitano

Président Suppléant de la Chambre d'arbitrage ordinaire


Professor of Administrative law and Comparative Administrative Law at the Law Department of the Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy; Member of the Governing Council of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S); Member of the Board of Editors of the European Review of Public Law; Co-Editor in Chief of the Italian Review of Sports Law (“Rivista di diritto sportive); Member of the Italian Court of Arbitration for sports-related disputes (2005-2012); Chair of the Italian National Olympic Committee Commission for the enactment of the Code of sports justice (2014 and 2017); Commissioner of the Italian Football Federation for the reformation of its statutes (2012 and 2014).

Juge Ellen Gracie Northfleet

Rio de Janeiro, Brésil

Attorney in private practice and arbitrator in Rio de Janeiro/Brazil. She has an impressive judicial career in Brazil, starting as Federal Attorney (Ministério Público Federal) (1973-1989); then as Judge of the Federal Court of Appeals (Tribunal Regional Federal da 4ª Região) (1989-2000) and Chief-Judge of that same Court (1997-1999); as Justice of the Federal Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal) (2000-2011) and Chief-Justice of the same Court (2006-2008), as well as Presiding Judge of the National Justice Council (Conselho Nacional de Justiça). Member of the World Bank Sanctions Board and Member of the Board of Directors of the World Justice Project.

M. Kevin Plumb

Royaume Uni

General Counsel at the Premier League (2021- ); former positions at the Premier League: Director of Legal Services (2015-2021); Head of Legal – Corporate & Commercial Affairs (2011-2015); Commercial Solicitor (2007-2011). Formerly solicitor at Wragge & Co LLP. LLB from the University of Warwick.

M. Mikael Rentsch

Suède / Suisse

Legal Director of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) (2013-present), formerly Senior Legal Counsel (2009-2013) and Legal Counsel (2006-2009); Senior Consultant, tax and legal department, at Deloitte & Touche, Geneva, Switzerland (2002-2004); LLM Business Law, Intellectual Property and Sports Law, Duke University School of Law, Durham (NC), USA; Law degree from the University of Lausanne; Member of ASOIF Legal Consultative Group; GAISF .sport Policy Advisory Board. 

Mr David W. Rivkin


Président suppléant de la Chambre Anti-dopage

Independent arbitrator affiliated with Arbitration Chambers in New York, London and Hong Kong; International Justice, Singapore International Commercial Court; Former Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, specialized in private and public international law (Co-Chair of its International Dispute Resolution Group for more than 20 years and a founder of its Business Integrity/ESG Group); has held leadership positions in arbitration institutions on virtually every continent - currently, Co-Chair, Hong Kong International Arbitration Center and in leadership of institutions in Mumbai (MCIA) and Mauritius (MARC); Past President, International Bar Association (IBA);  Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and its Task Force on ADR and Arbitration;  Member, Council of American Law Institute and Council on Foreign Relations.

Mme Corinne Schmidhauser OLY

Présidente de la Chambre arbitrale d'appel 


Attorney-at-law; President of Sportschool Feusi Bern; Former President Anti-doping Switzerland; Former member of the FIS Legal Committee (2002-2014); Former Head of the Legal Committee of Swiss Ski; Member of parliament Bern; Former CAS arbitrator; Former President of the Swiss Sports Lawyer Association (ASDS); Winner of the World Cup overall slalom (alpine skiing) 1987. Participant in the Olympic Games in Calgary, 1988.

Mme Tricia C.M. Smith OLY


CM OBC BA LLB LLD (Hon); Former Deputy Manager & Partner Barnescraig & Associates; President Canadian Olympic Committee (COC); IOC Member; Representative of Panam Sports to ANOC Executive Council; Former Arbitrator, Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC); Vice President World Rowing (FISA); Member of Own the Podium Board 2011-2015; Four time Olympian 1976, 1980 (boycott), 1984 and 1988, seven time World Championship Medallist & 1984 Olympic Silver Medallist, 1996 Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist; Member first Athletes Commission COC 1980; Co-founder first Athletes Commission (RCA) Rowing Canada Aviron. ICAS Commission for CAS Membership.

Mme Nicola Spirig


Lic. iur. / Master's degree in Law, University of Zürich, Switzerland; former professional athlete in triathlon: Olympic Champion (2012) and Olympic silver medallist (2016), Vice World Champion 2010, mixed team relay World Champion 2010, seven times European Champion (2009 – 2021); Swiss Sportswoman of the year 2012; Founder of the Swiss-wide „Kids Triathlon by Nicola Spirig“ kids series; Project manager with Mana group and partnering with Pho3nix foundation to expand the kids triathlon series and school workshops in Europe and world-wide; Founder of the Nicola Spirig Foundation - getting children and young people from all walks of the life access to sport; Athlete Services Manager at On AG: supporting athletes from On in areas like mental health, recovery, physical preparation, social media, financial and legal advice etc; Member of the Athletes’ committee of World Triathlon.


Dr Elisabeth Steiner

Vice Présidente du CIAS et Présidente suppléante de la Chambre arbitrale d'appel 


Attorney-at-law in Vienna (Austria), Former Judge of the European Court of Human Rights (France, 2001-2015); Lectured at numerous universities world-wide on Human Rights Law, for example at Stanford University (USA), at Hong Kong university (China) or the University of Vienna (Austria). Visiting Professor at the Renmin University of Beijing and the Yantai University (China). Holding an Phd in Law (University of Vienna) and an Phd in Economics and Business (Vienna University of Economics and Business). Admitted to the Bar for Vienna, lower Austria and Burgenland.

Juge Xue Hanqin


Vice-President (since 2018), Judge at the International Court of Justice since 2010; B.A., Beijing Foreign Language Studies University 1980; Diploma of International Law, Beijing University 1982; LLM Columbia University 1983; J.S.D. Columbia 1995; Professor at Wuhan University School of Law; President of the Asian Society of International Law (2009-2011); Foreign Ministry of China 1980 - 2010; Member of the International Law Commission 2002-2010); Chairman of the International Law Commission 2010; Associate member and member of International Law Institute (since 2005); member of the Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee (since 2017).

Secrétaire (non membre)

Me Matthieu Reeb

Directeur général du TAS
Lausanne, Suisse


Quelques photos

  • M. John Coates, Président (2011 - )

  • Le Président et Directeur général

  • S.E. le juge Kéba Mbaye, Président fondateur du TAS 1984-2007