Reasons for the revocation of Sun Yang’s judgment

1月 16, 2021 佛山桑拿


According to people’s daily sports, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court issued a press release on January 15 local time. Due to prejudice and discrimination of an arbitrator in the arbitration panel of the International Court of arbitration for sports, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court decided to rescind the 8-year ban imposed by the International Court of arbitration for sports on Chinese swimmer Sun Yang. The International Court of arbitration for sports needs to set up a new arbitrator The panel returned its decision.
On December 24 last year, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court issued a press release, announcing the revocation of the suspension imposed on Sun Yang by the international sports arbitration court, but did not disclose the reasons. This Communique is the first time the Swiss Federal Supreme Court announced the reasons for the revocation of the above judgment.
On February 28, 2020, Sun Yang was suspended for eight years by the International Court of arbitration for doping. Sun Yang appealed to the Swiss supreme federal court. According to the communique, Sun Yang pointed out in his appeal application that an article he noticed on the Internet platform in mid May 2020 showed that fratini, chairman of the arbitration panel of the International Court of arbitration for sport in this case, was biased and discriminated against. This article contains a series of comments on animal protection made by Frattini on personal social media platform from 2018 to 2019, in which discriminatory language is used against Chinese people.
According to Xinhua News Agency on December 24, 2020, it was learned from Sun Yang’s team that Sun Yang’s Swiss lawyer team informed Sun Yang by e-mail that they had received the judgment of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court, and the judgment was to revoke the previous award of the International Court of arbitration for sports (CAS) concerning Sun Yang.
On February 28, 2020, the international sports arbitration court announced that Chinese swimmer Sun Yang failed to comply with the regulations of the World Anti Doping Agency and decided to ban Sun Yang for eight years. Sun Yang then appealed to the Swiss Federal Supreme Court.
Beijing Youth Daily once reported that Sun Yang could continue to participate in the Tokyo Olympic Games if the court ruled that Sun Yang won the lawsuit after the appeal when the Tokyo Olympic Games were postponed to 2021.
On February 28, 2020, Sun Yang once tweeted: I always believe in my innocence.