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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, unfortunately, take many forms. The difficult task of reducin...

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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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The role of the EFL’s Player Related Dispute Commission in disputes between clubs and players

The League Appeals Committee of the English Football League (EFL) has recently published the decision in the case of ...
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Covid-19: Strategies for UK sports organisations preparing for end of furlough

After a year and a half, and multiple iterations and extensions, the ground-breaking furlough scheme (officially the ...
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Minor Leaguer’s Fight For Fairer Wages Enters Final Innings: A review of Senne v MLB

Since 2014, minor league baseball (MiLB) players have been playing hardball in court with their professional counterp...
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Top Tips for Protecting Confidential Information and Trade Secrets in Motorsport

For most businesses, protecting their confidential information is of the utmost importance. This is even more the cas...
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How Brazil’s new “two coach” rule for league football works

The Brazilian Football Association (Confederação Brasileira de Futebol, “CBF”) recently introduced a regulatory innov...
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Political protests in sport – Athletes’ rights and duties at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

This article is a version of the articles published here & here. This article has been republished with permissio...
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A Guide To The Labour Structure Of The US Women's Soccer Team and League (NWSL)

The labor structure of Women’s Soccer in the United States has been a subject of controversy and scrutiny since the m...
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The Moral And Legal Obligations On Sports Employers To Support Victims Of Domestic Abuse

The now famous awareness campaign “No one wants England to win more than women” was based on some shocking statistics...

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