The Court Of Arbitration For Sports Emergency Guidelines

Regarding to setbacks in the world of sports arising from COVID-19, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have made some adjustments on Article R31 and Article R32 of the Code of Sports-related Arbitration (the Code) on 16 March 2020. The previous version of Article 31 §3 specifies that any written submissions such as the arbitration requests and the statement of appeal should be submitted to the CAS Court Office as a hard copy, by the delivery and courier services, otherwise the CAS shall not proceed. If the documents are transmitted by fax or e-mail to the official CAS e-mail address (, the submissions are also valid starting from the day CAS have received the documents via e-mail, as long as the written submissions and its copies (one for each parties and arbitrators, and one additional copy for CAS itself) are also filed by courier within the first subsequent business day of the relevant time limit.

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