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The Moral And Legal Obligations On Sports Employers To Support Victims Of Domestic Abuse

The now famous awareness campaign “No one wants England to win more than women” was based on some shocking statistics taken from research conducted by the University of Lan...

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Fraud, Race Norming & Delays - How The NFL’s Concussion Litigation Fund Is Faring Five Years On

Just over five years ago, in April 2016, a U.S. federal appellate court approved the settlement agreement in In re: N...
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Sport, equality & discrimination – the year in review 2020/21

It never ceases to amaze me when I come to write this piece just how many issues roll on from year to year.  I h...

Sport, Safety And Participation – The Year In Review 2020/21

In a year that all aspects of life, including sport, have been dominated by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, i...

Tackling discrimination in football: are existing regulations sufficient to combat social media abuse?

Whilst revenue, transfers and sponsorship in football fluctuate in the midst of a postponed season, statistics show a...

The Final Yards Of Caster Semenya's Human Rights Appeal: Background & Broader Implications

What do Mokgadi Caster Semenya, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Serena Williams have in common?  All four athlete...

What Effect Could The Unionisation Of Influencers Have On Gaming Content Creators (Inc. Sports Stars)?

The Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG – AFTRA) is a body that represents...

What Schools Need To Know About Head Injuries Caused By Contact Sports

As well as a return to in person schooling, 8 March 2021 will see outdoor after-school sports and activities resume. ...

Seeing Red: Breaking Down World Rugby’s Disciplinary Procedures Following O’Mahony & Fagerson’s Six Nations Dismissals

In recent weeks, with a spate of red card incidents in the Six Nations and in the English Premiership, World Rugby’s ...

The College Athletes Bill Of Rights: The (Potential) Future Of U.S. Collegiate Sports Regulation

In the waning weeks of 2020, Senators Cory Booker (Democrat-New Jersey) and Richard Blumenthal (Democrat-Connecticut)...

Access To Justice For Survivors Of (Sexual) Harassment And Abuse In Sports

Personal sacrifice, pain and suffering, and absolute submission to authority are the hallmarks of sporting contest an...

Analysis of FIFA’s 2021 Regulatory Changes – Female Players, Coaches, Brexit And More

On 19 November 2020, the FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee (FSC) endorsed reforms[1] to the Regulations on the Sta...

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