The Saudi Anti-Doping Committee clarified that a settlement agreement had been reached and the penalty for suspending the player, Fahd Al-Mawlid, for a period of 18 months, to expire on the 20th of next August.
The committee said in a press statement: The Saudi Anti-Doping Committee would like to clarify what was reached in the case of the violation of doping control systems by Fahd Al-Mawlid, which took place on February 21, 2022, and the committee then issued its decision to suspend the player from sports participation internally and externally for a period of 18 years. months.
And the statement added: Whereas, the player appealed the suspension decision to the Saudi Sports Arbitration Center on July 18, 2022, and the Saudi Sports Arbitration Center issued its decision on August 25, 2022 to reduce the period of suspending the generator to only two months for the violation in question, which necessitated the intervention of the international agency. The Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appealed the decision of the Saudi Sports Arbitration Center to the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on October 13, 2022.
And the committee continued: “WADA” reached, on March 2, 2023, a settlement agreement, effective from its date, between it and the team assigned to defend the player and approved by the Saudi Anti-Doping Committee, according to which the penalty imposed by the Saudi Anti-Doping Committee at the beginning of the case is approved, which is Suspending Fahad Al-Mawlid for a period of 18 months, with the suspension period ending on August 20, 2023.
And the statement concluded: According to this settlement, “WADA” withdrew the appeal submitted by it to “Cass”, and that the player bear any financial costs or fees due to the “Cass” court.