Tokyo Olympics 2020: A Comparison of the Selection Procedures For British Cycling, Athletics & Swimming
This article reviews the 2020/2021 Tokyo Olympic Games selection criteria for British athletes in the disciplines of Cycling, Athletics and Swimming and considers themes, trends and the scope for potential challenge. It also looks at how dissatisfied athletes can appeal each process.
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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.
James is a barrister at Littleton Chambers. He joined Littleton in October 2018 upon completing his pupillage. He has since built a practice across Chambers’ core areas of work, including employment, commercial, and sports law. He is happy to accept instructions in any of these areas.