THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) IMPOSES A FOUR-YEAR PERIOD OF INELIGIBILITY ON ANDREA IANNONE Lausanne, 10 November 2020 - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced its decision in the appeal arbitration procedures between the Italian MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone, the World AntiDoping Agency (WADA) and the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). Andrea Iannone and WADA filed separate appeals at CAS against the decision rendered by the FIM International Disciplinary Court dated 31 March 2020 in which Andrea Iannone was found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) (presence of Drostanolone, an anabolic steroid featured on the 2019 WADA Prohibited List) and an 18-month period of ineligibility was imposed on him. The CAS Panel rejected the appeal filed by Andrea Iannone and upheld the appeal filed by WADA. As a consequence, the decision rendered by the FIM International Disciplinary Court has been set aside and replaced with the following new decision: • Andrea Iannone isAprilia Gresini MotoGP racer Andrea Iannone has lost his appeal to the CAS, which has ruled he should be suspended for four years.
MotoGP: Iannone Loses Appeal, Suspended For Four Years - Roadracing World Magazine | Motorcycle Riding, Racing & Tech News