Application of the 2015 WADA Code through the example of a recent CAS Award (Sharapova v. ITF)
Published in the CAS Bulletin, Vol. 2/2016
Maria Sharapova, a top-level professional tennis player (the Athlete) had tested positive for a prohibited substance in January 2016. This paper examines the subsequent CAS Award along with some provisions of the 2015 WADA Code and other interesting procedural issues related to the CAS Code that were discussed in this award.