How Will Changes To Gambling Advertising Regulations To Protect Young People Affect Athletes?

The gambling industry’s growing presence in football has been the topic of much fan and government discussion in recent years as the growing numbers of gambling companies sponso...

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Are football clubs liable for the online racist abuse of their players?

In March 2022, the Premier League reported that over the preceding 12 months it had conducted over 400 investigations...
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Bullying In The Weighing Room – Will Bryony Frost's Case Mark A Sea Change For Sports?

The willingness and capability of sports governing bodies (SGBs) to tackle discrimination and harassment in sport has...
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The Lifecycle Of An International Athlete – Negotiating Sponsorship & Endorsements Deals

This blog in our series for international athletes explains the key points to consider when entering into sponso...

The Independent Mali Basketball Abuse Investigation – Important Lessons For International Sport

On 10 June 2021, a New York Times reporter sent an email to the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), indicatin...
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The Lifecycle Of An International Athlete - Navigating The UK Property Market

Wherever you wish to buy or rent a home, signing any contract relating to property is a risky business and the UK is ...
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Staying On Track: How To Protect Athletes From The Impact Of Family Breakdown

The impact of relationship difficulties or breakdown on the well-being of sports professionals is often overlooked.&n...
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A Guide To Using young people's data in sport

Over the last two decades, there has been an industry wide acceleration, in sports, towards collecting and processing...
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Why Challenges Remain For US Women’s Soccer After Equal Pay Deal

On February 22, 2022, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) (the national governing body for soccer in the United States)...
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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...
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A Sport-By-Sport Approach To Participation: How The NCAA Transgender Policy 2022 Impacts Student-Athletes

On January 19, 2022, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) – the governing body for collegiate sport in...
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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...

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