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CAS dismisses appeals against Fifa and Uefa bans on Russian teams

Russian players look on after Denmark scores its fourth goal during their Uefa Euro 2020 Group B match. (Photo by Wolfgang Rattay - Pool/Getty Images)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected appeals against the exclusion of Russian teams from world and European football competitions following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The Russian Football Union (RFU) and a group of Russian clubs had appealed against the bans imposed on them by football governing bodies Fifa and Uefa.

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