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How could US college football be restructured to improve its competitive & economic potential?

US college sport is undergoing major changes. On the legal front, the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent unanimous decision in NCAA v. Alston[1] upheld the Northern...

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Key UK Travel & Immigration Rules For The Sports Industry During Covid-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the sports industry was one of the first to move its people around the world, with sporti...
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A Summary Of CAS Decisions At The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

While audiences were focused on the inspiring performances of athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020), ...
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Player Power v Data Monetisation – A New Battleground In Sport

The global industry recording, analysing and utilising athletes' performance data was valued at close to $1 billion i...
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Liability Waivers For US Sports Venue Operators: Key Takeaways From Quezada V. Game Truck Georgia

Liability waivers are an ever-present feature of American sports, given the relatively litigious nature of the Americ...
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Political protests in sport – Athletes’ rights and duties at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

This article is a version of the articles published here & here. This article has been republished with permissio...

Guidance For Athletes On Social Media Use And Reviewing Historic Posts

In May, England and Sussex County cricketer Ollie Robinson became the latest professional sportsperson to find themse...

CTE And Causation: The Key Medico-Legal Issues In Rugby Union’s Concussion Litigation

As has been widely reported[1], a group of former professional rugby union players (Claimants) have brought a claim a...

Major Hurdles Still Face U.S. SafeSport In The Movement To Protect Athletes

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) is a non-profit organization[1] dedicated to ending “all forms of abuse in...
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Naomi Osaka Case: Striking A Balance Between Media Obligations & Mental Health Concerns

On 31 May 2021, shortly after winning her first-round match, Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open tennis competi...
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Will The NCAA’s One-Time Transfer Rule Empower Athletes Or Undermine The Game?

On April 14, 2021, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Council voted to allow student-athl...
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USA Gymnastics: How bankruptcy proceedings can help resolve mass sexual abuse claims

Over the last 5 years, USA Gymnastics (USAG), the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States, has be...

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