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CAS: Suarez bite ruling likely in August

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GENEVA (AP) The Court of Arbitration for Sport could rule on Luis Suarez's appeal against his biting ban before the Spanish league season starts.

CAS said Friday that Suarez, the Uruguay federation and Barcelona have filed a request for a fast-track appeal against FIFA's ban for nine competitive international matches and four months from all soccer.

"It is likely that a final award will be rendered well before the end of August," the court said in a statement to The Associated Press.

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