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  1. Athletics: Murofushi was victim, says Court of Arbitration Former Olympic champion Koji Murofushi, who last month lost his appeal against disqualification from an election to become an International Olympic Committee member representing athletes, was the victim of an "overzealous" Japanese Olympic Committee, according to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The CAS concluded in a detailed report of the arbitral award released Tuesday that "the candidate (Murofushi) was, at least to a significant extent, the victim of an overzealous NOC (National Olympic Committee) and that his own actions wer
  2. The Court of Arbitration for Sport 2012/A/2912 Koji Murofushi & Japanese Olympic Committee v. International Olympic Committee 7. Conclusion 157. By decision dated 11 August 2012, the IOC Executive Board decided to withdraw Mr Murofushi’s candidature for the IOC Athletes’ Commission. In light of all of the above, the Court of Arbitration for Sport concludes to uphold the decision of the IOC Executive Board and in turn dismisses the appeal filed by Mr Murofushi and the Japanese Olympic Committee. Having said this, the Court of Arbitration for Sport would like to add that – at least to a s
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