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AUSTRALIA: WADA v Essendon CAS Proceedings

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing for the World Anti-Doping Authority’s (WADA) appeal against the decision of the AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal clearing the players involved in the Essendon supplements saga has been set down for October. The appeal will be heard in Sydney, Australia. The panel of arbitrators has been appointed, as follows: …

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Australia: WADA Appeals Essendon Anti-Doping case

The World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA) has released a statement announcing their decision to appeal the Australian Football League (AFL) Anti-Doping Tribunal’s decision to clear 34 past and present AFL players for alleged doping offences. The appeal will be heard by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS).

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Australia: Essendon v ASADA: Players cleared

The Australian Football League Anti-Doping Tribunal has cleared 34 past and present players of any wrongdoing in relation to a supplements program at the Essendon Football Club. The tribunal, consisting of two former Victorian County Court Judges and a former player (now barrister) have withheld the reasons for the decision until the appeal period ends. …

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Australia: Siren. Full Federal Court decision against James Hird to stand. ASADA power to undertake cooperative investigation with AFL confirmed.

James Hird has decided not to appeal to the High Court regarding the decision of ASADA to issue show cause notices to Essendon Football Club (Essendon) players. Consequently, the judgment of the Full Federal Court (FFC) on 30 January 2015 will stand. That judgment dismissed Mr Hird’s appeal and confirmed the decision of Justice Middleton …

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Essendon v ASADA: Joint doping investigation legal, says Federal Court of Australia

On 19 September 2014, Australia’s Federal Court dismissed the Essendon Football Club’s (Essendon) litigation against the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA). Justice Middleton determined that the “joint investigation” that ASADA conducted with the Australian Football League (AFL) was within the statutory powers granted to ASADA. The court action was launched in response to 34 “show …

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Essendon Football Club v Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority

Federal Court Action On 13 June 2014, the Essendon Football Club (an  Australian Rules football club) launched legal action in the Federal Court of Australia against the CEO of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the Australian branch of the World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA). The court action was launched in response to 34 “show cause” notices issued …

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