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LawInSport Weekly News Recap - 24 September

LIS News Roundup

Welcome to LawInSport’s weekly News Roundup.  This recap highlights this week’s news pieces from across the world of sport. For further updates, please visit our news section.

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Promod Esports Becomes An ESIC Member

ESIC is delighted to welcome Promod Esports into membership, supporting ESIC’s mission towards a uniform standard for integrity in esports. As part of its membership, Promod Esports will integrate...read more

STS Seals Long-Term Official Data And Trading Partnership With Genius Sports

STS, the leading betting operator in the regulated Polish market, has announced a new official data and trading partnership with Genius Sports (NYSE: GENI) to drive the expansion of its in-play off...read more

NHL Finds No Evidence Evander Kane Gambled On Games

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The NHL found no evidence that San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane bet on NHL games or tried to throw games after investigating allegations made by his estranged wife…read more

German Tennis Player Banned For 12 Months

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) has today confirmed that German tennis player Dario Drebenstedt has been banned from the sport for 12 months and fined $5000 after being found guilt...read more

BHA Disciplinary - William Haggas - Rule (G)2.1, Fast-Tracked

£1,000 fine – breach of Rule (G)2.1 of the Rules of Racing in that on 17 July 2019 FIVE DIAMONDS ran in the 4Head Median Auction Maiden Fillies’ Stakes (Class 6) at Yarmouth finishing 1st...read more

The UCI Innovates In The Off-Road Disciplines

Meeting on 21 and 22 September in Bruges (Belgium) during the 2021 UCI Road World Championships in Flanders, marking the event’s centenary, the Management Committee of the Union Cycliste Internationale...read more

Working Group On The Review Of WADA Governance Reforms To Carry Out Second Phase Of Stakeholder Consultation

As part of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) ongoing governance review, on 19 October 2021, WADA’s Working Group on the Review of WADA Governance Reforms will be carrying out a...read more

WEBINAR | Safeguarding In Sport: Considering Subject Access Requests

Sport Resolutions, in association with Lewis Silkin, will be holding an event on considering and responding to Subject Access Requests (SARs) within the context of sport safeguarding case...read more

IIHF Welcomes Tunisia As Associate Member

The International Ice Hockey Federation grows to 82 member nations with the admission of Tunisia as associate member by the 2021 IIHF Semi-Annual Congress in St. Petersburg, Russia.Tunisia becomes ...read more

Players, Unions And Competitions Support New Guidelines For Rugby Contact Training Load

Best-practice contact training load guidelines aim to reduce injury risk while maintaining or improving performance New guidelines set out advised weekly limits for full contact traini...read more

Genius Sports Clinches New Official Data And Trading Partnership With Golden Nugget Online Gaming

Genius Sports to provide Golden Nugget with its market-leading official data and trading solutions for the English Premier League, NASCAR, and NFL Genius Sports Limited (NYSE: GENI) (“Genius S...read more

Marlon Samuels Charged Under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), has charged former West Indies player Marlon Samuels with breaching four counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code...read more

IIHF Congress Starts Today

The delegates from the IIHF member national associations have arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia, for the 2021 IIHF Semi-Annual Congress that will be held over the next four days.The delegates were ...read more

UEFA Statement On Proposals For Biennial World Cup

In May 2021, the FIFA Congress mandated the FIFA administration to conduct a study into the feasibility of a Men’s and Women’s World Cup every two years. UEFA assumes that the word ‘feasibility’ e...read more

IOC Transgender Guidelines Further Delayed To 2022

The International Olympic Committee transgender guidelines have been delayed until 2022 due to “very conflicting opinions.” The guidelines are now expected to be published after the 2022 Winter Ol...read more

Hungary Sanctioned After Racist Behaviour Towards England Players

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has imposed a ban and a substantial fine on the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) in relation to the racist behaviour of numerous supporters during the FIFA World...read more

FIFA Publishes Disciplinary And Ethics Report 2020/2021

In strengthening its commitment towards greater transparency and full disclosure of its fundamental activities and operations, FIFA has today published the second annual report (2020/2021) of the a...read more

INTERPOL: Integrity In Sport - Bi-Weekly Bulletin - 7-20 September

INVESTIGATIONS Belgium Belgian police to investigate possible basketball fraud case BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian basketball federation has asked the country’s federal police to investigate ...read more

Result Of An Enquiry (D. Flood) Heard By The Disciplinary Panel On Monday 20 September 2021

A hearing of the Independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to enquire as to whether Mr David Flood, a licensed trainer was in breach of (J)21 of the Rules of Racing ...read more

ICC.Tv Partners With Cricket Australia To Live Stream Australia's International Summer Of Cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has partnered with Cricket Australia to broadcast the upcoming Australian summer of cricket into emerging cricket markets including Europe and Southeast Asia…read more

EFL Statement: Derby County Football Club Have Filed A Notice Of Intention To Appoint Administrators

With confirmation from Derby County Football Club that they have filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators, the EFL can tonight confirm that the Club will be subject to an insolvency...read more

FIFA Appeal Committee Upholds Appeals Lodged By Paris FC And Angers SCO

The FIFA Appeal Committee has upheld the appeals lodged by the French clubs Paris FC and Angers SCO and lifted the sanctions previously imposed by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee in its decisions d...read more

Mind The Gap: 67 Percent Of Footballers Unsure Of Second Career Path, FIFPRO Survey Finds

Two out of three professional footballers are not sure what they will do when they stop playing Brussels University surveyed 282 footballers in 33 countries as part of the 'Mind the Gap' c...read more

International Match Calendar – New Consultation Phase

FIFA has reached out to its member associations and other stakeholders (representatives of the players, clubs, leagues, confederations) marking the beginning of a new phase of consultation around t...read more

The Anti-Doping Division Of The Court Of Arbitration For Sport Imposes An 18-Month Period Of Ineligibility On Andrejs Rastorgujevs (Latvia) Following 3 Whereabout Failures In 12 Months

The Anti-Doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) has issued the following decision in relation to the Latvian biathlete Andrejs Rastorgujevs: The Request for Arbi...read more

WADA Education Committee Chair Promotes Clean Sport Education At ISF School Sport Forum

This week, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Education Committee Chair, Kady Kanouté Tounkara, represented WADA and actively promoted Clean Sport education while participating in...read more

WADA Welcomes International Testing Agency Decision To Sanction Doctor For Doping Violations Related To Weightlifting

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) welcomes the decision by the International Testing Agency (ITA) to sanction Dr. Dorin Balmus for a range of Anti-Doping Rule Violations related to tamp...read more

US Women’s National Team Players’ Association Calls Identical Contract Proposal ‘PR Stunts’

On Tuesday the US Soccer Federation (USSF) made the offer to both teams in an attempt to resolve its gender pay dispute. In a statement, the USSF said that this was done with the goal of aligning...read more

FA & Mexican Federation Working Together To Improve Operations In Both Countries

We have signed an agreement with the Mexican Football Federation [FMF], which will see the two organisations collaborate with a view to improving the potential and quality of football operations ac...read more

Diane Caldwell: Young Girls In Ireland Will Benefit From This Equal Pay Deal

The Irish football association recently agreed to equal match fees for the men’s and women’s national teams Vice-Captain Diane Caldwell says this is a life-changing achievement for many pl...read more

PHF Announces Cleveland Clinic As Official Medical Team

The Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) is proud to announce a new two-year relationship with Cleveland Clinic through the 2022-23 season. Bringing extensive Sports Medicine and Orthopedic expertise in...read more

International Ski Federation (FIS) Bulletin 2021 Released

The FIS Bulletin 2021, the annual report of FIS activities from the previous season, has been published in time for the upcoming online FIS Technical Committee Meetings. The FIS Bulletin 2021…read more

ITA Webinar With A Focus On Competition Manipulation

Lausanne (RWH) The coming webinar of the International Testing Agency ITA will address the wider topic of integrity in sport with a focus on competition manipulation. Betting, ...read more

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