Doping Vials

The Okagbare/Lira Doping Case - First Prosecution Under The Rodchenkov Act

On July 30, 2021, Nigerian sprinter and long jumper Blessing Okagbare was suspended from the Tokyo Olympics. Okagbare, who had won the opening heat in the women’s 100m race was ...

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Crossing The Line - Reflections On The Salazar, Brown & Nike Oregon Project Scandal

As a teenage runner growing up in Portland, Oregon, Nike and its Swoosh trademark were a source of immense Oregonian ...
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Sports Lawyer In Spotlight: Lindsay Brandon

Welcome to LawInSport’s new series ‘Sports Lawyer in the Spotlight’, where we go behind the scenes with the leading s...
Meat Body Building

Contamination & Doping: Is The UFC's Approach To 'Reporting Limits' Fairer Than WADA's?

For years, signatories have urged the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to implement reporting limits (or "thresholds")...
Ice Skates

The Case of Olympic Skater Kamila Valieva - Was CAS’s Decision Justified?

On Monday 7 February 2021, 15-year-old prodigy figure skater Kamila Valieva (the Athlete) participated in the team fi...
Hungary Lady Justice

Key Amendments To The Hungarian Sports Act - Major Events, Anti-Doping & Agent Regulation

In Hungary, the legislative framework for sports is set out in Act I of 2004 on sports[1] (Sports Act).  The Spo...

How could CrossFit’s anti-doping policy be strengthened?

This article compares CrossFit’s Drug Testing Program[1] to WADA’s World Anti-Doping Code[2] (WADC), and offers ...
What to watch 2022 - Europe

Sports Law in 2022 – Key issues to watch in Europe

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2022 in Europe from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Con...
Festive Compilation - Europe

Key Sports Law Cases & Developments Of 2021 – Europe

As we come to the end of a turbulent and challenging year, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight t...

Does the Shayna Jack CAS Appeal decision give hope to innocent athletes in contamination cases?

Perhaps the most devastating and destructive allegation that can be made against a professional athlete is of being a...

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