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Third-party influence in player's transfer agreement found to breach FIFA regs: Palmeiras v FIFA

This article examines the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) panel’s award in the case of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras (Palmeiras) v. Fédération Internationale de Football As...

The Final Yards Of Caster Semenya's Human Rights Appeal: Background & Broader Implications

What do Mokgadi Caster Semenya, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Serena Williams have in common?  All four athletes have certain immutable, natural genetic traits: for three ...

Tackling football violence in Cyprus: how controversial fan ID cards have impacted the game

When one thinks of Cypriot football, teams like Apoel Nicosia, Anorthosis Famagusta, Omonoia Nicosia, Ael Limassol and Apollon Limassol are the first names that come to mind. In...

Top 5 Tips On Writing A Great CV & Covering Letter For Sports Law Applications

This article provides five top tips on how to write an effective cover letter and CV. The information is taken from a live webinar held by LawInSport’s CEO, Sean Cottr...

Team Owners In Crossfire Over Cricket's Anti-Corruption Rules: ICC v Deepak Agarwal

The International Cricket Council Anti-Corruption Code for Participants[1] (the Code) aims to deter a “Participant” (defined below in this article) from engaging in “Corrupt Con...

India’s Sticky Wicket: What Are The Rules On The Quality of Test Match Cricket Pitches?

The England cricket team’s recent Test series in India has somewhat been overshadowed by a debate on the pitches for the second and third Tests played in Chennai and Ahmedabad, ...

How The Professional Collegiate League Aims To Disrupt College Athletics: Part 1 - Challenging An Economic Cartel

This four-part series analyzes the US college sports landscape from the perspective of the Professional Collegiate League (PCL).  It should be noted at the outset that one ...

Why The ISU’s Eligibility Rules Breached Competition Law And What It Means For Sports Governing Bodies

In 2017, a European Commission (EC) Decision found that the International Skating Union's Eligibility Rules (which, in brief, prevented skaters from participating in ISU interna...

What Effect Could The Unionisation Of Influencers Have On Gaming Content Creators (Inc. Sports Stars)?

The Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG – AFTRA) is a body that represents approximately 160,000 media professionals who produce conte...

How Public Procurement Law Applies To Sports Governing Bodies: The CJEU's Ruling On The Italian Football Federation

We’ve known for a while now that competition law applies to sports governing bodies[1]. The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently clarified that sports...

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