CAS upheld a ban on Russian groups showing in UEFA competitions.© AFP
The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday upheld a ban on Russian groups showing in UEFA competitions imposed following the invasion of Ukraine.
“The challenged decision remains in force and all Russian teams and clubs continue to be suspended from participation in UEFA competitions,” CAS stated in a press release.
The choice means Spartak Moscow are banned from the Europa League and Russia’s ladies’s workforce are banned from the Euro 2022 event in England this summer time.
Sport’s high courtroom stated it was more likely to decide “at the end of this week” on the Football Union of Russia’s bid to overturn FIFA’s choice to throw Russia out of the playoffs for the 2022 World Cup.
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