Baseball player sliding for home base

How U.S. Courts Have Dealt with COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Cases Involving Pro Sports Teams

At the beginning of 2020 there were two big questions in American sports: could Lebron James and Anthony Davis revive the Lakers, and was Patrick Mahomes the best quarterback in...

Sun Yang Eligible For 2024 Paris Olympics: WADA v Sun Yang & FINA - 2nd CAS Award

On 22 June 2021, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled that Sun Yang was sanctioned with a period of ineligibility of four years and three months, beginning on 28 Febru...

NCAA V. Alston - Why The NCAA Lost & What The Future Holds

In many respects, the United States of America employs a unique sports governance system. A key part of this system has been the organizational structure for collegiate sports –...
Two Wrestlers Wrestling Each Other

German Court ends the anti-trust fight between rival Wrestling Federations

The question[1] that ignited the fight before the Nuremberg-Fürth Regional Court and Nuremberg Court of Appeals is not a new one[2]; can a (governing) sports federatio...

Guidance For Athletes On Social Media Use And Reviewing Historic Posts

In May, England and Sussex County cricketer Ollie Robinson became the latest professional sportsperson to find themselves at the centre of a media storm[1] over previous Twitter...
Indian cricket player on Indian flag design in background

Negotiating athlete endorsement agreements in India

This article was first published on 18 January 2017 and has been updated to reflect latest legal developments While Indian companies have often engaged Indian cricketers as bra...
Footballer Heading Ball In Goal

FIFA, UEFA And ESL Clubs: Walking The Tightrope Between Discipline, Financial Stability And Competitive Balance

While much has been said and written about the ongoing Super League story, the mindset of the various actors so far, as well as the future prospects, are most appropriately view...

CTE And Causation: The Key Medico-Legal Issues In Rugby Union’s Concussion Litigation

As has been widely reported[1], a group of former professional rugby union players (Claimants) have brought a claim against World Rugby, the Rugby Football Union, and the Welsh ...

Serie-A strike deal with Google: how big-tech platforms are helping tackle online sports piracy

As Europe’s major football leagues expand into new global markets, they are simultaneously fighting an ongoing battle against illegal streaming and broadcasting.  Take the ...
Hand of A Referee With Yellow Card and Whistle

The João Palhinha Case: Portugal’s Arbitration Court reviews on-field referee decisions

Recently, an appeal was submitted to the Portugal Arbitration Court for Sport (TAD) by a player challenging his one game suspension and fine for receiving five yellow cards in d...

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