Substances of abuse

What are the key changes to WADA’s Prohibited List 2023?

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee approved the 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (Prohibited List) on 23 September 2022[1], which comes into...

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The difficulties of athlete selection appeals: Key Considerations For Governing Bodies

The first part of this article, available here, considered selection appeals from the perspective of the athlete and ...
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The Difficulties Of Selection, De-Selection And Selection Appeals: Key Considerations For Athletes

No matter the sport, the vast majority of professional athletes share a version of the same goal: to perform at their...
Cricket ball in hand

ECB Racism Disciplinary Proceedings To Be Held In Public: Open Justice In Sports Disputes

On 3 November 2022, the BBC announced that in an “unprecedented” move the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (‘ECB’) d...
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The Whyte Review Into British Gymnastics: Key Safeguarding Lessons For Sports Governing Bodies

On 16 June 2022, Anne Whyte KC published her final review1 into British Gymnastics. This review followed an interim r...
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Navigating Name, Image & Likeness - Tips For College Athletes, Brands & Universities

For decades, universities made millions of dollars off college sports, while student athletes were prohibited from be...

The Harsh Reality Of Selection Disputes: Lessons From The Sebastian Temesi Commonwealth Games Case

Representing their country at a major international event is what many athletes dream of doing when they decide to pu...
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Ensuring Fair Process For Players In Sexual Assault Claims - The Jake Virtanen NHL Case

In recent years, several prominent professional athletes have been accused of sexual misconduct. For some, there appe...
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Family Law Guidance For Athletes – Dealing With Continuing Disputes Over Children

This is the fifth in a series of articles exploring key family law issues facing athletes over the course of their ca...
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Family Law Guidance For Athletes – The Rules On Child Arrangements Post-Separation

This is the fourth in a series of articles exploring key family law issues facing athletes over the course of their c...
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Family Law Guidance For Athletes – How Assets Are Divided Upon Divorce

This is the third in a series of articles exploring key family law issues facing athletes over the course of their ca...
Football Locker Room

Name Image & Likeness: Why U.S High School Athletes May Sue Over Rights Restrictions

The past year has been a whirlwind of activity in the area of name, image, and likeness rights (NIL) for U.S. college...

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