Regulating Against Competition Manipulation In Sport

Financial pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to increase the incidence of competition manipulation (fixing) in sport.  It is critical that sports governing ...

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Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in North America

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in North America from the LawInSport Editorial Board.&nbs...
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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...

Fired for breaching coronavirus rules: key points from the Joshiko Saibou case

The authors’ prior article (available here[1]) discussed how German professional basketball player, Joshiko Saibou, h...

COVID-19: Key data protection considerations for readmitting fans to sports stadiums

With the recent UK government announcement that some stadiums can admit up to 4000 fans[1], most of us will still be ...

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...

Key trends in sports broadcasting: does the model really need to change?

LawInSport discussed the current state of media rights in sport with a number of leading industry experts to examine ...
Indian sports law update: BCCI conflict of interest cases and IPL’s Covid-19 rules

Indian sports law update: BCCI conflict of interest cases and IPL’s Covid-19 rules

With the recent and much anticipated return of the Indian Premier League (IPL), this Indian sports law update exami...

How COVID-19 is impacting commercial sports contracts

With the coronavirus having a profound impact on world sport and its commercial revenue streams, we have spoken to le...
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How rugby union is responding to Covid-19: a legal update

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a plethora of legal and administrative hurdles for sport worldwide, and rugby union...

M&A in Sports: has COVID-19 moved the goalposts?

Back in Q1 2020, the Linklaters Sports law team looked ahead with optimism at the potential for growth and investment...

Formula 1 and esports in the time of Coronavirus

The first half of 2020 has seen the cancellation of a great number of internationally-renowned sporting events becaus...

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