Soccer-Fenerbahce say to compete in Champions League (Reuters)

(Adds quote, background) ISTANBUL, July 18 (Reuters) – Turkey’s Fenerbahce said on Thursday the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) had suspended the execution of UEFA’s decision banning the club from European competition for two years over their involvement in a domestic match-fixing scandal. “Fenerbahce soccer team will attend the Champions League draws on Friday and continue on its path,” Fenerbahce chairman Aziz Yildirim told the club’s official television channel. Turkish media carried a document sent by UEFA to CAS on Thursday asking the court to make a final decision by Aug. …

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