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  • Tsubasa Shinohara

Caster Semenya v. Switzerland: eligibility of intersex female athlete in female athletic events

September 27, 2023

By Tsubasa Shinohara On 11 July 2023, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) rendered a significant judgment in Caster Semenya v. Switzerland (App. No. 10934/21, only available in French) after it delivered several judgments in the field of sports (especially, see Bakker v. Switzerland (dec.), Mutu and Pechstein v. Switzerland, Ali Riza v. Switzerland, […]

  • Dr. Cathérine Van de Graaf and Reza Khabook

Ali Riza v. Switzerland: No Jurisdiction for the Court of Arbitration for Sport?

January 28, 2022

By Dr. Cathérine Van de Graaf and Reza Khabook In this blogpost, we zoom in on the Chamber judgment of Ali Riza v. Switzerland. Some might recognise the name of the applicant. Indeed, on an earlier occasion, M. Ömer Kerim Ali Rıza (together with three amateur football players and one referee) brought a case against […]