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Combatting the threat of drones to sports media and data rights

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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Can the Tokyo Games still be cancelled? Yes, but the legal and financial fallout would be staggering

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is adamant the Tokyo Olympics will begin as scheduled on July 23[...

Tokyo Olympics 2020: A Comparison of the Selection Procedures For British Cycling, Athletics & Swimming

This article reviews the 2020/2021 Tokyo Olympic Games selection criteria for British athletes in the disciplines of ...

Inappropriate Tweets & The 'Duty Of Curiosity': Why The Swiss Federal Tribunal Ordered The Sun Yang Case Be Reheard

Chinese elite swimmer Sun Yang (the Athlete) has managed to occupy the headlines of international sports arbitration ...

From rags to riches: what next for salary caps in football?

A month ago this week, the English Football League (EFL) confirmed[1] that it would immediately withdraw sa...

The FA V Nathaniel Mendez-Laing – A New Approach To Substances Of Abuse In Sport

On 12 February 2021 The FA published the written reasons[1] in the case of The FA v Nathaniel Mendez-Laing[2]. This c...

How Brexit Affects Sports Broadcasting In The UK And Europe

Even before the Brexit vote, the UK broadcasting industry has in recent years been faced with a high degree of legal ...

An Introduction To The ELF - Europe's New Professional American Football League

Recently, a stir was caused by a press release[1] announcing plans to launch the European League of Football (EL...

Sports Stadia Development & The Dangers Of Restrictive Covenants: Lessons from the Bath Rugby Club Case

A recent case[1] affecting Bath Rugby Club may mean that the club has to abandon its plan to build a new 18,000 seate...

Japanese Swimming Star’s Fall From Grace: Lessons For Sports Governing Bodies From The Seto Case

Can you imagine being sent home without pay for two and a half months by your employer and having to apologize to the...

Annual Review On Sports Dispute Resolution In China (2020)

Commercial Dispute Resolution in China: An Annual Review and Preview*  An introduction to the Annual Review by ...

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