Alberto Salazar’s four-year suspension upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Alberto Salazar’s four-year suspension upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport


Alberto Salazar FAILS in bid to clear his title over doping violations after Court of Arbitration for Sport ratifies four-year ban for former coach of Sir Mo Farah

  • The 63-year-old was banned two years in the past for a sequence of doping violations
  • Alberto Salazar ran the Nike Oregon Project, primarily based in Beaverton, Oregon
  • Farah, who left the Oregon Project in 2017, has by no means been accused of doping 


Alberto Salazar, the former coach to Sir Mo Farah, is known to have had his four-year ban for anti-doping offences upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

The 63-year-old had been pushing to clear his title after being banned by the US Anti-Doping Agency in 2019, however six months after his attraction was heard the courts are believed to have dominated in opposition to him, in accordance with the BBC and The Times.

A four-year ban for endocrinologist Dr Geoffrey Brown, who was at the Nike Oregon Project with Salazar, will even stand.

Alberto Salazar's four-year suspension has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Alberto Salazar’s four-year suspension has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

As one of the most well-known working coaches in the world, Salazar’s preliminary ban two years in the past despatched shockwaves by athletics, and in flip adopted damning allegations by the BBC’s Panorama crew and PropPublica in 2015 about the practises at the Oregon Project.

The Oregon Project was shuttered as a consequence of the verdict in 2019, with Salazar discovered responsible by an impartial panel of possessing and trafficking a banned performance-enhancing substance and breaking anti-doping guidelines in the means he performed IV infusions. It added that Salazar ‘tampered or tried to tamper with the doping management course of’.

Farah, who left the Oregon Project in 2017, has by no means been accused of doping. The findings in opposition to Salazar have been acutely troubling for UK Athletics, who in 2015 cleared Farah to proceed working with the coach regardless of the reported allegations.

The CAS verdict is because of be revealed in the coming days.

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