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...

Copyright in tattoos: U.S. court rules for artist in Randy Orton / WWE 2K case

A recent United States district court decision on copyright infringement has brought the issue of recreation of tatto...
Top 10 tips on how to become a sports lawyer 2.0

Top 10 tips on how to become a sports lawyer 2.0

LawInSport · How to become a sports lawyer with LawInSport, Founder, Sean Cottrell This article was updated with E...
Indian sports law update: BCCI conflict of interest cases and IPL’s Covid-19 rules

Indian sports law update: BCCI conflict of interest cases and IPL’s Covid-19 rules

With the recent and much anticipated return of the Indian Premier League (IPL), this Indian sports law update exami...

WADA v. Sun Yang & FINA: Reflections of a Chinese lawyer & lessons for sports in China

This article examines the Sun Yang case from the personal perspective of the Author, a Chinese lawyer based in Beijin...
Goalkeeper Save

The power to end the football season: lessons from the decision in South Shields FC v The FA

The distinguished arbitral panel, chaired by Lord Dyson with Charles Flint QC and Andrew Green QC, recently deli...
Football Crisis

Insolvency in the EFL - the Football Creditors Rule and laws protecting players & staff

In relation to the English Football League (EFL), there have been dire warnings that in the absence of a substantiall...
Football Corona

Can sports clubs compel players to return to play and waive health and safety liability?

As elite-level leagues, sporting associations and other stakeholders debate whether competitions can be restarted in ...
Fantasy Sport

New York appellate court rules fantasy sports is illegal gambling

The New York Appellate Division, Third Department, has ruled that fantasy sports betting is illegal gambling in New Y...
Becoming sports lawyer: an interview with LawInSport mentee Daniel Kelly

Becoming sports lawyer: an interview with LawInSport mentee Daniel Kelly

I am Daniel Kelly, 32 years old and recently graduated from De Montfort University Sports Law & Practice master’s...
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Becoming a sports lawyer: LawInSport mentee journal - Emily Ablitt

This is a journal of Emily Ablitt, Trainee Solicitor at Shoosmiths, a mentee from the inaugural LawInSport Mentoring ...
Golf Swing

Golf: Ping’s online-sales ban ruled out-of-bounds under competition law

On 21 January 2020, the Court of Appeal handed down a decision[1] upholding a 2017 decision[2] by the UK Competition ...
Football Data

An overview of FIFA’s new data protection regulations

On 24 October 2019, the FIFA Council at its meeting in Shanghai, China approved the FIFA Data Protection Regulations[...
Gym Bike

A review of British Cycling’s decision to suspend the first ever national eRacing champion for cheating

This article reviews the recent decision by British Cycling to disqualify and ban the National eRacing Champion of 20...
Gamer

The tension between content creators and game publishers: FaZe Jarvis’s Fortnite ban for aimbot use

Epic Games, the creator of the blockbuster battle royale game Fortnite, has recently banned a leading content creator...
College Football

(Anti)-trust the process: is the NCAA legally permitted to ban schools?

Money and power. The NCAA for years has had both but now may end up with neither. The recent passing of California’s...
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