Sport Equality and Discrimination

Sport, Equality And Discrimination – Annual Review 2022/23

Every year there are consistent themes when one looks at the topic of equality in sport, but there are different aspects that rise to the fore. 2022 saw the Men’s Football World...

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Ankura Event Recap

Takeaways from Sports Governance, Compliance, and Investigations Workshop & Seminar

On 25-26 January 2023, LawInSport had the pleasure of supporting Ankura, one of our member organisations, in hosting ...
Data Sport

Protecting Safeguarding Data – A Guide For UK Sports Clubs

Safeguarding is critically important for sports organisation and their participants. That said, it can be diffic...

FIFA's Maternity Benefits For Female Players Enforced By Football Tribunal (Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir v Lyon)

Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir (“Sara”) captain of the Icelandic national football team and Juventus player, recently secur...
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A Summary of Key Sports Law Cases In Australia in 2022

This is a summary of some of the leading sports law cases that arose in Australia in 2022. It is based on the author’...
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Ten steps sports organisations must take to better protect children in sport

Sports organisations have been looking closely at their safeguarding arrangements and the external spotlight on safeg...
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...
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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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