Driving free-to-air cricket in England: the latest broadcasting deals and the "listed events" regime

Live Test cricket has returned to free-to-air television[1] for England’s tour of India after Star India, the worldwide rights holder for broadcasting cricket played in India,[2...

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The Blake Leeper Case - CAS Panel Rejects Double Amputee’s Appeal To Compete At The Olympics

A recent award handed down by the Court of Arbitration for Sport[1] has found in favour of World Athletics ...

How Brexit Affects Sports Broadcasting In The UK And Europe

Even before the Brexit vote, the UK broadcasting industry has in recent years been faced with a high degree of legal ...

Game Theory & The Beautiful Game: Ibrahimovic, EA Sports And Collective Bargaining Of Image Rights

The late Wilt Chamberlain was one of the greatest basketball players to ever grace the NBA[1].  Some, including ...

Match-Fixing In Cricket: A Review Of Shakib Al Hasan’s Sanction For Failing To Report Corrupt Approaches

Shakib Al Hasan[1] is arguably one of Bangladesh’s greatest international cricketers, having amassed over 11,000 runs...

An Introduction To The ELF - Europe's New Professional American Football League

Recently, a stir was caused by a press release[1] announcing plans to launch the European League of Football (EL...

Sports Stadia Development & The Dangers Of Restrictive Covenants: Lessons from the Bath Rugby Club Case

A recent case[1] affecting Bath Rugby Club may mean that the club has to abandon its plan to build a new 18,000 seate...

FIFA’s Solidarity Mechanism And Problems Arising On Exchange Of Players (The Ante Rebic Case)

The solidarity mechanism, along with training compensation, is one of the basic pillars of the FIFA Regulations on th...

Fighting Match Forfeits For Covid-19: The Cases Of St Mirren & Kilmarnock FC

This article discusses the recent appeal by Scottish football teams St Mirren FC and Kilmarnock FC, in...

The relationship between data protection and referee reports in English Football

This article considers the use of personal data in reports submitted by referees to the Football Association (FA - or...

How Brexit Affects England's “Kolpak” Cricketers – And What Happens Next?

It has finally happened. The issue that has dominated the front pages of our national newspapers for what seems an et...

2021 Tennis Anti-Corruption Program - Important Changes To Courtsiding & Inside Information Rules

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA)[1] (previously called the Tennis Integrity Unit) is the anti-corrupt...

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