Addressing Participant Welfare And Safeguarding Issues In Sports Disciplinary Investigations

Anyone who is the subject of a disciplinary investigation will, almost inevitably, be placed under a degree of stress. The exact degree of stress in each case will obviously var...

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A Review Of FIFA’s Minor Application Guide For U18 International Transfers

To prevent child exploitation, FIFA prohibits the international transfer of minors - i.e. players under the age ...
Title image of tennis player - Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in Europe

Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in Europe

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in Europe from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  D...
Title image of rugby player - Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in UK & Ireland

Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in UK & Ireland

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 from the UK and Ireland from the LawInSport Editorial Boa...

Creating a level playing field? Athletes turning to courts to protect their employment law rights

Athletes are bringing claims to assert their statutory employment rights in courts and employment tribunals, from Aus...

Seven tips for sports organisations to keep safeguarding at the top of the board agenda

Abuse cases in sport are all too common of late.  South African swimming is the latest to find itself embroiled ...
Runners on starting blocks

A guide to the regulation of transgender athlete participation in sport

As our understanding of the human body and mind advances, society has begun to question and debate more the distinc...

A summary of the esports panel at LawInSport’s 6th annual conference

The ‘future legal and regulatory challenges in esports’ panel took place on 10 November 2020. This article summa...

WADA v. Sun Yang & FINA: Reflections of a Chinese lawyer & lessons for sports in China

This article examines the Sun Yang case from the personal perspective of the Author, a Chinese lawyer based in Beijin...
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Freedom of speech vs. employment obligations in Germany – the cases of Joshiko Saibou & Jadon Sancho

Opinions and their expression are omnipresent in sports. Colin Kaepernick taking a knee against racism, together with...
Sports Employee

When can sports organisations dismiss employees without fault?

The period since the turn of the year will undoubtedly go down as one of the toughest in the history of sport. Covid-...

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