COVID-19: CAS 2020/A/7356 ŠK Slovan Bratislava v. UEFA & KÍ Klaksvík

COVID-19: CAS 2020/A/7356 ŠK Slovan Bratislava v. UEFA & KÍ Klaksvík
In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, a difference should be made between travel restrictions and travel conditions. Mandatory testing policies do not prevent individuals and clubs from traveling to a foreign country to play a match. Instead, it is a prerequisite to enter the territory of a nation concerned and must, therefore - just like the requirement to show a passport or other document of identification upon arrival - be considered a travel condition.

Facts and Procedure

 

On 15 July 2020, the UEFA administration notified its member association and their clubs of the implementation of a COVID-19 protocol. The protocol, which the UEFA Executive Committee approved on 9 July 2020, is a set of rules addressing measures concerning the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe in relation to UEFA club competitions. Moreover, on 3 August 2020, UEFA informed its member associations and clubs of the immediate introduction of

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