CSD gives federations freedom to decide on promotions and descents

first_imgThe Higher Sports Council has issued a resolution in which it gives freedom to the federations to “establish the terms of completion of the competitions non-professionals who have not been able to conclude ”. It leaves it in the hands of the delegated commissions of each of them, but does not translate these recommendations into any legal text, such as a Decree Law. There are already many federations (rugby, hockey …) that are encountering claims from teams by the resolution of champions, promotions and descents. “The sports federations must internally adopt the necessary agreements to resolve everything related to these competitions; and, especially, with respect to the regular leagues of the official non-professional sports competitions organized by them, ”says the note.The Council grants federations freedom with the following recommendations:“A) The determination of whether or not the regular non-professional leagues that have not been terminated should be resumed. b) In the event of resumption of regular non-professional leagues, determining the time and format in which to proceed.c) In the case of non-resumption, or despite resumption and its conclusion not being possible, the determination of the qualifying order and, especially, the establishment of winners.d) In the case of not resuming, or despite resuming and normal conclusion not being possible, determining the promotion and / or decrease regime for the next season.e) The determination of other questions that are related to the aspects pointed out in the previous sections, and in general on any other aspects that in the sports-competition field affect the regular leagues in the event of possible incidents or assumptions derived from the situation generated by the COVID-19 crisis ”.The CSD also warns that against federal decisions appeal may be lodged with this body and, in the second instance, through the contentious-administrative channel.last_img read more