Implementation of the CAS Award - WADA v. RUSADA


IFCPF refers to the arbitral award (Award) delivered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on 17 December 2020 and published on 14 January 2021 in the matter World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) v. Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) (CAS 2020/O/6689). In this decision, the CAS Panel determined RUSADA to be non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), and as a consequence, issued a number of orders which came into effect on 17 December 2020 for a period of two years, i.e. until 16 December 2022. 


As a Signatory of the Code, IFCPF shall recognise, respect and implement decisions rendered by CAS. 

Consequently, non-compliance with the relevant CAS orders by any concerned party shall constitute infringement of IFCPF Regulations and may be punished by disciplinary measures in accordance with the IFCPF Anti-Doping Code and IFCPF Competition Rules.


Effective: January 2022 โ€“ 16 December 2022 (inclusive)

IFCPF events which come under the scope of the CAS Award:

  • 2022 IFCPF Men’s World Cup (27 April -16 May 2022) – Salou, Barcelona (Spain) 
  • 2022 IFCPF Women’s World Cup (7-18 May 2022) – Salou, Barcelona (Spain) 
  • 2022 IFCPF World Club Cup (1-5 June 2022) – Barcelona (Spain)