SEPTEMBER 2020: The Court of Arbitration for Sport cancels lifetime bans imposed by the IOC on three Russian biathlete represented by Yvan Henzer.
By decisions issued in November and December 2017, the IOC imposed lifetime bans on three Russian biathletes, medallists at the Winter Olympic Games Sochi 2014. Libra Law successfully represented the three biathletes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The arbitration panel ruled that two athletes did not commit any anti-doping rule violations. Accordingly, they can keep their individual results, notably a silver medal. With respect to the third athlete, the arbitration panel confirmed that she was guilty, but reduced the sanction imposed on her. The athlete contemplate submitting an appeal before the Swiss Federal Tribunal. For more information: