Athletes’ doping tests and privacy rights in Spain: a key court decision

Published 10 July 2014 By: Diego Ramos

Spanish Mountain Biker at London 2012
No one can deny that, over the last decade, Spain has taken the fight against Sports’ doping networks very seriously. In 2006 and 20131, two demanding laws for the health protection of federated sportsmen and the prosecution of fraud in sports competition have been passed by the Spanish Parliament. New and stringent regulations developing both laws were rapidly drafted by the local Sports authorities. Enforcement of the laws and the regulations has been particularly tough. In fact a bit too much, as one Spanish court recently ruled.
 

 

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Diego Ramos is one of the leading lawyers in privacy law in Spain and he has been practising commercial, intellectual property, corporate law, technology, marketing, outsourcing and data protection law for over twenty years.
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