Soccer-Salzburg lose appeal against Champions League elimination (Reuters)

BERNE, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Austrian side Salzburg have failed in their attempt to win reinstatement to the Champions League after being eliminated by a Fenerbahce side who had been banned over match-fixing then provisionally reprieved. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected an application from Salzburg for provisional measures to allow the Austrian club back into the competition, European soccer’s governing body UEFA said in a statement on Wednesday. UEFA banned Fenerbahce for two years in June in connection with a domestic match-fixing case in 2011. …

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