Anti-Doping Law Conference 2021

Join us to discuss and debate anti-doping law topcial issues and developments on the 15 & 16 June 2021:

  • Anti-Doping Governance
  • Dealing with Substance of Abuse cases
  • Proportionality, consistency and legality of sanctions heading into the Olympics & Paralympics
  • Is there adequate Safeguarding policies and practices in anti-doping
  • Is the current approach to anti-doping sufficient for Paralympic athletes?

This confernece is suitable for lawyers, athletes, coaches, doping control officiers, sports executives, sceintisets, acadmeics and students. The conference is free for LawInSport Plus Members.

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The now famous awareness campaign “No one wants England to win more than women” was based on some shocking statistics taken from research conducted by the University of Lan...
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Sport and competition law – the year in review 2020/21

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Sport Integrity Australia[1] (SIA) was established in 2020 pursuant to the Sport Integrity Australia Act 2020 (Cth)[2] and combines the former functions of the Austral...
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There has long pervaded the issue of unofficial filming and data collection in-stadia. From “courtsiding” at tennis matches to fans posting unauthorised video clips of goals fro...
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