Skiurlaub- günstig mit FeWo-direkt
Bundesliga-Tickets mit Garantie!


Espresso der Extra-Klasse


     
Hotelsuche in 
 

BACKGROUND What is the «Osaka Rule» in relation to anti-doping?

Europe
Von unserem dpa-Korrespondenten und Europe Online   auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  
Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - The so-called Osaka Rule was decided during the 2007 world athletics championships in Japan, when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decidede to ban athletes with doping suspensions of more than six months from the following Olympics.

Then-IOC president Jacques Rogge said the measure was "to tell them if you cheat there will be no Olympic Games," predicting that this would be "a powerful deterrent."

But the rule was challenged by the American Olympic committee USOC before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), in order to have its 400-metres world and Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt compete at the London 2012 Games despite serving a 21-month ban. It argued that the Osaka Rule amounted to double punishment for one offence.

The CAS ruled in USOC‘s favour in October 2011 but left the door open for the IOC and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to amend their rule in the WADA Code accordingly which would then constitute one punishment.

But it was then decided for legal reasons to drop the Osaka Rule in favour of doubling the length of doping bans from two to four years for serious offences - a timeline that automatically covers the following Olympics.

After this year‘s allegations of state-sponsored doping in Russia, the IOC decided against a blanket ban for Russians in Rio, instead letting individual sports bodies decide their eligibility based on strict criteria, including that no athletes previously sanctioned for doping would be eligible to compete.

This in practice revived the Osaka Rule in the Russian case.

On Thursday, the CAS dealt a blow to this approach, ruling that the Osaka Rule cannot be used to ban two Russian rowers and a swimmer from the Rio Games for previous anti-doping offences.

Thursday‘s ruling forces rowing governing body FISA to reconsider Anastasia Karabelshikova and Ivan Podshivalov‘s cases and in theory opens the door for previously banned Russians to contest being barred from Rio. The same applies for swimmer Yulia Efimova.

Facts
 

 

Kommentare zu diesem Artikel
 
Neuer Kommentar
Name *
Email * (wird nicht öffentlich angezeigt)
Kommentar
* Pflichtangaben
 
Diesen Artikel empfehlen

Absender Empfänger Nachricht (optional)
Name
E-Mail

Name
E-Mail
   
 
Weitere Artikel zu diesem Thema
 
Europe
The International Olympic Committee announces a media teleconference with its president Thomas Bach at 1400 GMT. The IOC executive board met to discuss a possible exclusion of all Russian athletes from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.dpa bag
weiter
Europe
When the Olympic Games open on Friday, not only will Brazil be under the spotlight, but South America will also have to show it is up to the challenge of delivering in the continent‘s first stab at hosting the world‘s premier sporting
weiter
Europe
Berlin (dpa) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday decided against a ban of all Russian athletes from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in connection with allegations of widespread and state-organized doping.The IOC said after an executive
weiter
Europe
Surfing is elected an Olympic sport just across the road from a surfing beach in Rio, and is the culmination of the work of surfing federation boss Fernando Aguerre.Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Overcast skies did not deter surfers from riding the waves at
weiter
Europe
Golden girl Katie Ledecky has a string of world titles and records to her name. Now she is seeking to increase her Olympic haul before she is out of her teens.Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - American prodigy Katie Ledecky enters the 2016 Olympics a little
weiter
Europe
Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Top-ranking Novak Djokovic has won nearly everything there is to win in tennis, but the Serb said Wednesday that gold at the Olympic Summer Games would top his career."It would be probably ranked as one of the highest, if not
weiter
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Reiseportal
 
REISEPORTAL
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - Norway‘s Marit Bjoergen wins the 30-kilometres cross country ski race to become the best decorated Winter Olympian of a all time with eight gold, four silver and three bronze.
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - China highlighted that construction for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is in full swing while trying to defuse questions on the sensitive issue of artificial snow-making at the ski venues.Organizing committee BOCOG
Berlin (dpa) - Figure skating events at the Pyeongchang Olympics, with day and time (in GMT), 2014 champions and athletes to watch.Monday, February 12, 0100: team event (Russia) Thursday, February 15, 0130: pairs (Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov,
Seoul (dpa) - An overview of venues to be used to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in 2018.Pyeongchang Mountain ClusterLocated around 180 kilometres east of Seoul in the Gangwon province. Here there is the 35,000-capacity Olympic stadium for the
Frankfurt (dpa) - Germany will be unable to host an Olympic Games inside the next decade but the subject will not remain closed, a leading official has said."The overall topic of a potential bid has rather a mid- or long-term character," German
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - The International Olympic Committee advanced plans on Thursday to set up an independent anti-doping testing system following the drugs scandal in Russian sports.The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is also set to
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Nachrichtenportal
 
NACHRICHTEN
Berlin (dpa) - Germany‘s newly-minted Economy Minister, Peter Altmaier, has stressed the virtues of open markets and expressed confidence that Europe and the United States can reach a compromise on trade in his first major interview since
London (dpa) - Britain‘s Foreign Office said it is considering a request from Russia to see Yulia Skripal, whose condition has improved after she was poisoned in the city of Salisbury in early March.Skripal is the daughter of former Russian
London (dpa) - Britain‘s Foreign Office said it is considering a request from Russia to see Yulia Skripal, whose condition has improved after she was poisoned in the city of Salisbury in early March.Skripal is the daughter of former Russian
Berlin (dpa) - An ongoing dispute within Germany‘s coalition over the role of Islam in the country re-emerged on Saturday, as party officials gave conflicting messages in interviews published by German media.Just ahead of Easter celebrations
Madrid (dpa) - Former president of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont on Saturday struck a defiant tone in his first public message since being taken into Germany custody last Sunday. "Let it be clear to all: I will not give up, I will not resign, I will
Seoul (dpa) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un praised the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its role in helping bring about a "dramatic thawing season" on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea‘s state media reported on Saturday.North
Wetter

Tel Aviv-Jaffa


(24.06.2018 06:59)

23 / 27 °C


25.06.2018
23 / 27 °C
26.06.2018
23 / 28 °C
powered by wetter.com
Stock News

Ecken
LÄNDER
STÄDTE
EUROPA-TOUREN

Agenda - The Week Ahea ...
Agenda - The Week Ahea ...

Afghan Farah Governor ...
Ministry Warns Cinema ...

5TH LEAD Palestinians ...
German Economy Ministe ...

URGENT: Norway's Bjoe ...
China highlights Beiji ...

banner

banner

banner

banner

© europe online publishing house GmbH, Weiden, Germany, info@europeonline-magazine.eu | Impressum