Arbitration Case Digest

CAS award in Blake Leeper case upheld

27.07.2021

Case Number: 4A_618/2020 (2 June 2021)

CAS award in Blake Leeper case upheld

In a recently published French-language decision, the Swiss Supreme Court decided that a CAS award upholding the prohibition on Blake Leeper, an athlete with amputated legs, from competing with prostheses in competitions against "able-bodied athletes" was not contrary to public policy, in particular, the prohibition on discrimination and human dignity.

 

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