CAS OG 12/06 Ángel Mullera Rodriguez v. Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (Real Federación Española de Atletismo – RFEA), Spanish Olympic Committee (Comité Olímpico Español – COE) & Superior Sports Council (Consejo Superior de Deportes – CSD)
1.1 The Applicant, Mr Ángel Mullera Rodriguez, is a runner of Spanish nationality, competing at international level in the 3000m Steeplechase.
1.2 The first Respondent is the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (RFEA), which is a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
1.3 The second Respondent is the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE). Pursuant to the Olympic Charter, Chapter 4, Rule 27.7.2, COE has "the right to send competitors, team officials and other team personnel to the Olympic Games in compliance with the Olympic Charter".
1.4 The third Respondent is the Superior Sports Council (CSD), the Spanish governmental agency supervising Spanish sport pursuant to the Spanish Sports Act (Law N° 10/1990 of 15 October 1990, "Ley del Deporte").
1.5 The first Interested Party is Mr Sebastián Martos Roa, a runner of Spanish nationality, competing at international level in the 3000m Steeplechase.
1.6 The second Interested Party is the International Olympic Committee (IOC), that is the organisation responsible for the Olympic movement, having its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. One of its primary responsibilities is to organise, plan, oversee and sanction the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, fulfilling the mission, role and responsibilities assigned by the Olympic Charter.
1.7 The third Interested Party is the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), that is the organising committee of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games pursuant to Rule 35 of the Olympic Charter.
1.8 The fourth Interested Party is the IAAF, that is the world governing body for the sport of athletics.