The proposed plans by FIFA to stage both the men’s and women’s World Cup tournaments every two years will have profoundly detrimental sporting, economic, societal and many other impacts that will fundamentally alter the course and development of the women’s game. The fast-paced nature of the (so far) very selective consultation process and all-but agreed proposals have not allowed a careful reflection on what is in the best interests of the future development of women’s football or adequately assessed the possible irreversible consequences such a change might entail.
The Ministry for Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) organised a Community Leaders’ Forum on 27 August 2021 in Doha, Qatar.
A year after the creation of the UCI Women's WorldTeams, the first division of women's road teams, by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the evolution of the riders' salaries and the teams' budgets confirm the ongoing professionalisation and development of the sector, according to a report by the auditing firm EY Lausanne, the external auditor appointed by the UCI as part of the teams' registration for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case regarding payments to college athletes after a lower court barred the NCAA from capping athlete’s education-related compensation and benefits.
SURROUNDING OF A MATCH OFFICIAL (FAST TRACK 2) – STANDARD CASE
Derby County FC, English Football League Championship
Sheffield United FC v Derby County FC
English Football League Championship
24 September 2021
On Tuesday the US Soccer Federation (USSF) made the offer to both teams in an attempt to resolve its gender pay dispute.
FIFPRO is appalled by the employment situation of professional footballers in Romania and the lack of urgency shown by the country’s football association (FRF) to find adequate solutions for this disturbing situation.
FIFPRO and Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) have signed a cooperation agreement that will give professional footballers concerned about human rights a platform to support the rights of vulnerable workers before, during and after the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the appeal filed by the Nigerian football coach Samson Siasia against the decision rendered by the Adjudicatory Chamber of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on 11 April 2019 (the Challenged Decision). In such decision, Samson Siasia was found guilty of infringement of article 1 (bribery) of the 2009 FIFA Code of Ethics and sanctioned with a life ban from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level (administrative, sports or any other) and a fine of CHF 50,000 was imposed on him.
Following requests from a number of national associations, UEFA has established a working group to examine the issues surrounding workers’ rights in Qatar up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup and beyond.
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