Updated: Thursday, 14 August 2014 21:28 | By Agence France-Presse

Suarez suspension upheld, training ban lifted

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday upheld Luis Suarez's four-month suspension for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini, but lifted his training ban.

Suarez suspension upheld, training ban lifted

Uruguay's Luis Suarez puts his hand to his mouth after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the Brazil World Cup on June 24, 2014 - by Daniel Garcia

In a hotly-awaited ruling issued after a closed-door hearing held last Friday, the Swiss-based court said it had found Suarez guilty of assault during Uruguay's World Cup match against Italy.

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