The Racing Partnership Case – The Rights and Obligations Of Distributors Of Live Sports Betting Data

The Court of Appeal’s recent judgment in The Racing Partnership v Sports Information Services[1]  is essential reading for practitioners advising those who seek t...

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Contamination cases: Is the ‘narrow corridor’ for athletes starting to widen? (the Shayna Jack first instance decision)

On 16 November 2020, a sole arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), acting as a first instance author...

Third-party influence in player's transfer agreement found to breach FIFA regs: Palmeiras v FIFA

This article examines the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) panel’s award in the case of Sociedade Esportiva Palme...

The Final Yards Of Caster Semenya's Human Rights Appeal: Background & Broader Implications

What do Mokgadi Caster Semenya, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Serena Williams have in common?  All four athlete...

Team Owners In Crossfire Over Cricket's Anti-Corruption Rules: ICC v Deepak Agarwal

The International Cricket Council Anti-Corruption Code for Participants[1] (the Code) aims to deter a “Participant” (...

How The Professional Collegiate League Aims To Disrupt College Athletics: Part 1 - Challenging An Economic Cartel

This four-part series analyzes the US college sports landscape from the perspective of the Professional Collegiate Le...

How Europe’s Major Football Leagues Are Regulating Fixtures & Sanctioning Clubs For Outbreaks Of Covid-19

The author recently wrote on the successful appeals of St. Mirren FC and Kilmarnock FC[1] against match forfeits impo...

Newcastle United Takeover: Why The Premier League Should Amend Its Rules On The Appointment & Challenge Of Arbitrators

Last year, Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund walked away from a high-profile purchase of Newcastle United FC (NUF...

Inappropriate Tweets & The 'Duty Of Curiosity': Why The Swiss Federal Tribunal Ordered The Sun Yang Case Be Reheard

Chinese elite swimmer Sun Yang (the Athlete) has managed to occupy the headlines of international sports arbitration ...

The FA V Nathaniel Mendez-Laing – A New Approach To Substances Of Abuse In Sport

On 12 February 2021 The FA published the written reasons[1] in the case of The FA v Nathaniel Mendez-Laing[2]. This c...

The Blake Leeper Case - CAS Panel Rejects Double Amputee’s Appeal To Compete At The Olympics

A recent award handed down by the Court of Arbitration for Sport[1] has found in favour of World Athletics ...

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