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6 Lessons From The Chaos Surrounding Russian Athletes

Law360 (February 2, 2018, 11:30 AM EST) -- The decisions by the Court of Arbitration for Sport clearing 28 Russian athletes and partially clearing 11 others have thrown the Pyeongchang Olympics into chaos less than two weeks before they begin. Previously banned athletes were cleared by the CAS to compete, but on Monday the International Olympic Committee stated it will not allow such competition. It is unfortunate because this problem could have been avoided by following well-known practices in jurisprudence, which are set out below.

1. Time for Deliberation Is Crucial to the Administration...
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