Sports Court Cancel Article 45 of The Controversial
The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday the door of hope for dozens of athletes who were involved in previous doping violations to compete in the Olympics to London next year after it ruled to cancel a controversial decision of the International Olympic Committee.
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the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday the door of hope for dozens of athletes who were involved in previous doping violations to compete in the Olympics to London next year after it ruled to cancel a controversial decision of the International Olympic Committee.
Article 45 of the controversial introduced in 2008 to prohibit the participation of any athlete in the Olympic Games following the event was suspended for six months or more, but the Court of Arbitration for Sport decided to heroes of this article.
The court ruling means that the sports anti-American Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt in the 400 meters, one of the most prominent athletes who have been affected by Article 45 can now defend his title in London.
Merritt and suspended for 21 months after testing positive in 2009 and 2010 for the banned substance he said it was found in a property is sold without a prescription.
And finished off the Merritt, last July and took part in the World Championships of Athletics held in South Korea in August / August and won a silver medal in its class and then another gold in race four in the 400-meter relay.
The International Olympic Committee said it had applied Article canceled beaten with an iron fist at the hands of offenders expressed disappointment at the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport said it will seek to adopt positions more stringent in the future.
It aid in a statement: “The International Olympic Committee to respect the full decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, of course, and will adhere to this provision of the International Olympic Committee does not tolerate in any way with any doping violation has been shown by the determination in this regard and will continue to work to catch Palmtlaobein.”
It added: “We are therefore naturally disappointed about this provision because we have taken this decision in the foundation to support the values and ideals upon which the Olympic movement and to provide protection for the vast majority of athletes who are competing with all the honor and integrity.”
It continued: “When the moment is to conduct a review of the Charter of the WADA Anti-Doping We will adopt a tougher position.”
The International Olympic Committee and U.S. Olympic Committee had requested from the Court of Arbitration for Sport to determine the validity of this rule, known widely as the “law of Osaka.”
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