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 Cycling, Athletics and Swimming and considers themes, trends...

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Criminal law sanctions for online racist abuse in football

The decision by football clubs, players and many other individuals in the football industry in this country to w...

ICC's Excluded Persons Policy: Checkmate To Manipulation In Cricket?

With effect from January 1, 2021, the International Cricket Council Anti-Corruption Code for Participants[1] (Code) h...
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Sports & Governance - The Year In Review 2020/21

The French-Algerian philosopher Albert Camus once wrote, “Everything I know most surely about morality and duty; I ow...

Stocks, Bonds, Gold...Sport? Is Sport Now An Alternate Asset Class For Investors?

Whilst sport globally, from football to the Olympics Games, has been severely impacted by the global pandemic, struct...
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An Overview Of The IOC’s Anti-Doping Rules For The Tokyo Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recently published a press release, at the request of the International Olymp...

Sports Integrity (Betting And Financial Corruption) – The Year In Review 2020/21

Welcome to the Sports Integrity (Betting and Financial Corruption) chapter of the Sports Law Yearbook 2020/2021. ...

The Racing Partnership Case – The Rights and Obligations Of Distributors Of Live Sports Betting Data

The Court of Appeal’s recent judgment in The Racing Partnership v Sports Information Services[1]  is e...

Contamination cases: Is the ‘narrow corridor’ for athletes starting to widen? (the Shayna Jack first instance decision)

On 16 November 2020, a sole arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), acting as a first instance author...

Serie A’s Broadcasting Deals: New Opportunities And Old Challenges In Italian Football

In Europe, the Italian Serie A football league ('Serie A' or 'League') is in the middle of a potential unprecedented ...

How Brexit Has Impacted The Sports Industry: A Legal Perspective From The First 100 Days

From 1 January 2021, the UK's relationship with the EU operates under a different legal framework, with the UK and EU...

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