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Murofushi loses appeal at CAS in IOC election case

Updated: May 22, 2013, 4:06 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Former Olympic champion Koji Murofushi has lost his appeal against disqualification from an election to become an IOC member representing athletes.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it dismissed the Japanese hammer thrower's challenge of an IOC decision excluding him, after claims he excessively lobbied fellow athletes ahead of voting at the London Olympics.

Despite ruling against the 2004 Athens Games champion and bronze medalist in London, CAS said ...

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