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Regulating Against Competition Manipulation In Sport

Financial pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to increase the incidence of competition manipulation (fixing) in sport.  It is critical that sports governing ...

How the EU’s newly proposed Digital Services Act could benefit the sports industry

In a bid to achieve "technological sovereignty", the European Commission has unveiled a wide-ranging package of proposals that will provide a new rulebook for online platforms o...

Addressing Participant Welfare And Safeguarding Issues In Sports Disciplinary Investigations

Anyone who is the subject of a disciplinary investigation will, almost inevitably, be placed under a degree of stress. The exact degree of stress in each case will obviously var...

A Review Of FIFA’s Minor Application Guide For U18 International Transfers

To prevent child exploitation, FIFA prohibits the international transfer of minors - i.e. players under the age of 18.  There are however a small number of exceptions ...
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Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in North America

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in North America from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Contributors: Jodi S Balsam - Employment disputes, re...
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Sports Law In 2021 – Key Issues to watch in Africa, Asia & Australia

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in Africa, Asia and Australia from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Steve Bainbridge - KSA Grand Prix, Esport...
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Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in South America

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 from South America from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Contributors: Pablo Mettroz Holley - The schol...
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Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in Europe

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in Europe from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Despina Mavromati - Eligibility and selection disputes before...
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Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in UK & Ireland

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 from the UK and Ireland from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Contributors: Louis Weston - Tackling corrupti...

Key sports law cases and developments of 2020 – Africa, Asia & Australia

As we come to the end of a turbulent and challenging year, we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on what we think have been some of the key sports law issues of 2020. We...

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