"The appeal of Joseph S. Blatter has been dismissed. As a consequence, the decision rendered by the FIFA Appeal Committee (FIFA AC) on 16 February 2016 remains in force and Mr Blatter remains banned from taking part in any football-related activity at national and international level for six years as from 8 October 2015 and must pay a fine of CHF 50,000," the court said in a statement.
CAS Upholds Ex-FIFA President Blatter's Six-year Suspension
13:54 GMT 05.12.2016 (Updated: 14:01 GMT 05.12.2016)
© AP Photo / Keystone,Ennio LeanzaFIFA President Joseph Blatter s attends a news conference following the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland
© AP Photo / Keystone,Ennio Leanza
The appeal to the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) of FIFA president Josef Blatter requesting that his suspension be overturned was dismissed, according to official statement.
2 December 2016, 10:20 GMT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Monday it has dismissed the appeal by former FIFA president Josef Blatter requesting that his suspension be overturned.