The members of the Arbitration Tribunal convened to discuss the cases of alleged manipulation attempts.
Arbitration Tribunal Coordination Meeting
The members of the EHF Arbitration Tribunal convened on Saturday 16 May 2009 in Vienna. The objective of the meeting was to present the eight cases of alleged manipulation attempts and jointly define the necessary further procedures.
In the period preceding the Coordination Meeting, detailed reports, statements and documentation have been collected on all the cases concerned. Based on the available information, the Arbitration Tribunal members came to a decision whether to dismiss the case, continue with the inquiries or to put the case to a decision making phase.
According to the joint decisions of the Arbitration Tribunal members, further inquiries are necessary in two cases and also in another case to clarify certain details.
Find below the current status of the individual cases:
2005/2006 Women’s Champions League, group matches
Lada Togliatti (RUS) vs Slagelse (DEN) on 21 January 2006
2005/06 Men’s Cup Winner’s Cup Final, 2nd leg
Chehovski Medvedi (RUS) vs CBM Valladolid (ESP) on April 29, 2006
the case of the club Medvedi forwarded to a decision making phase
the case of the match referees regarding the violation of the duty of reporting forwarded to a decision making phase
inquiries to be continued regarding other persons involved
2006/2007 Women’s Champions League quarterfinal, 2nd leg
Lada Togliatti (RUS) vs Viborg (DEN) on 25 March 2007
2007/2008 Women’s Champions League Final, 1st leg
Zvezda Zvenigorod (RUS) vs Hypo Niederösterreich (AUT) on 17 May 2008
2009 World Championship qualification play-off match, 2nd leg
Romania vs Montenegro on 14 June 2008
2008/09 Men’s Champions League group match
Metalurg Skopje (MKD) vs FC Barcelona (ESP) on 08 November 2008
2006/2007 Men’s Champions League Final, 2nd leg
THW Kiel vs Flensburg on 29 April 2007 in Kiel
2008/09 Women’s Challenge Cup semi-final, 2nd leg
Izmir BSB Sk (TUR) and Thüringer HC (GER) on 19 April 2009 in Izmir
The three-member decision panels for the respective cases will be defined by Rui Coelho, President of the Arbitration Tribunal, in the upcoming days.