Ban on Suarez remains

Luis Suarez will discover the outcome of his appeal against a four-month ban for biting today evening.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) verdict will be released on Thursday, with the detailed reasons for the decision published at a later date.

Suarez’s legal team argued his ban from all “football-related activity” for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup was excessive.

The 27-year-old Uruguay striker, was also suspended for nine international games.