Sport and equality - the year in review 2018/19
Looking back over 2018 and the first half of 2019 we can see a real momentum in challenging gender equality in sport; some ground-breaking moments for disabled athletes; a change of tone in relation to sexual orientation discrimination; but, sadly, a sense of stagnation in relation to racial equality.
This article provides a snap shot on equality and diversity issues in sport over the last year. There are links provided to additional sources for readers looking for more detail on the issues identified, and the author always welcome further debate.
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- Tags: Athletics | Australia | Basketball | British Cycling | Cycling | Discrimination | Equality | FIFA | Football | Governance | Invictus Games | National Football League (NFL) | Surfing | The FA | UK Sport | United Kingdom (UK) | United States of America (USA) | WNBA | Women's World Cup | World Surf League
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Lydia is an active member of the Littleton Chambers Sports law group. In line with the broader chambers specialisms Lydia’s core areas of practice are commercial law and employment law. Lydia’s commercial practice encompasses disputes including contractual interpretation, professional negligence and directors’ duties. Lydia’s employment work has a particular focus on disability discrimination but also incorporates all areas of tribunal disputes and high court action in relation to bonuses and restrictive covenants.