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Posted by Christina Cribbs
In honor of the Olympic Games, and in a slight departure from our usual blogging topics, we decided to shine a light on the legal backdrop behind the headlines surrounding some prospective and competing 2012 London Olympic athletes. Did you hear about the badminton players who purposely lost matches to avoid playing against certain fierce competitors? What about the handful of athletes from different disciplines disqualified from competition for doping? The double-amputee who won a challenge to his eligibility to compete in running events against able-bodied runners? All of these claims were, or could have been, heard by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS).
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