Bremen and Schalke in new Olympics appeal

July 31, 2008
Werder Bremen and Schalke on Wednesday filed new claims to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in an effort to force their players to return from Brazil's Olympic squad, despite being unsuccessful with their initial attempts. The Bundesliga clubs have decided to appeal against FIFA's ruling, which reiterated on Wednesday that clubs must release players under the age of 23 to participate in the Beijing Games. Bremen and Schalke have been fighting to keep Diego and Rafinha respectively, and on Wednesday ...

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