Luis Suarez World Cup 'Bite' Verdict Likely Next Week

Luis Suarez was suspended for four months after biting Italian defender Georgio Chiellini in the FIFA World Cup. Suarez's new club, Barcelona, has joined him and Uruguay's football federation in the appeal against his ban. If the court dismisses the appeal, Suarez's ban will expire Oct. 25.

updated: August 06, 2014 18:59 IST
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Luis Suarez was banned for biting Italian defender Georgio Chiellini during the FIFA World Cup.

Luis Suarez should find out next week whether he has won his appeal against a four-month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup. (Luis Suarez: The hand, foot and mouth of god)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the decision is "likely to be rendered some days" after the closed-door hearing in Lausanne on Friday.

The fast-track timetable was agreed on with FIFA, which also banned the Uruguay forward for nine competitive international matches.

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