Barca striker Suarez to hear biting ban appeal verdict on Thursday
AUG 13, 2014 6:43a ET
LAUSANNE, Switzerland --
Luis Suarez will get the verdict on Thursday in his appeal against a four-month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will announce the urgent ruling at 3 p.m. Swiss time (1300 GMT). The detailed reasons for the decision will be published at a later date.
Suarez has been barred from training with Barcelona which begins the Spanish league season next week.
He has already served seven weeks of the sanction imposed by FIFA.