Tennis-CAS to hear Yastremska's doping suspension appeal before Australian Open

27 Jan 2021 / 00:12 H.

    Jan 26 (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday it has begun hearing an urgent appeal by the provisionally suspended Dayana Yastremska so a decision can be taken on her participation at next month's Australian Open.

    "The CAS arbitration has commenced and the parties have agreed to an expedited procedure in order to enable a sole arbitrator to issue a final decision by Feb. 3," the CAS said in a statement. (Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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