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Why Rule 50 still isn’t working for athletes - Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Despite the opportunity to make a positive legal change to protect the human rights of athletes at the Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee’s failure to embed huma...

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What to watch 2022 - Central & South America

Sports Law in 2022 – Key issues to watch in Central & South America

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2022 from Central and South America from the LawInSport E...
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Sports Law in 2022 – Key issues to watch in Europe

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2022 in Europe from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Con...

Can athletes successfully challenge COVID-19 vaccine mandates? A case study from the Australian Open 2022

The participation of some of the world’s best tennis players at the 2022 Australian Open is uncertain.  The Fede...

Esports in Italy: Key Labour Issues & why a uniform legal framework is vital for its success

The Covid-19 pandemic which affected and somehow continues to affect most of the countries all over the world, led to...
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The Azeem Rafiq Case: How Sports Can Better Tackle Player Discrimination

Fans defacing player murals, sexist comments from coaches, racist locker-room remarks: discrimination in sport can, u...
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Player contracts, liquidated damages & the principle of reciprocity at FIFA & CAS

In football employment-related disputes, FIFA has applied the principle of ‘reciprocity’, which foresees that the par...

Protecting Filipino Athletes Abroad: Labor Registration & Visa Requirements

With sports still sputtering to life in the Philippines because of the pandemic, Filipino players are cashing in on b...
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Creating better pathways for young female football players in USA: Olivia Moultrie v NWSL

In recent years, women’s soccer has gained momentum and popularity in the United States.  The success of the Uni...

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