Will Olympic Agenda 2020+5 Pave The Way For Inclusion Of Virtual Sports?

On 15 February 2021, the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Swiss-based authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic ...

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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...

Tackling football violence in Cyprus: how controversial fan ID cards have impacted the game

When one thinks of Cypriot football, teams like Apoel Nicosia, Anorthosis Famagusta, Omonoia Nicosia, Ael Limassol an...

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” (...

India’s Sticky Wicket: What Are The Rules On The Quality of Test Match Cricket Pitches?

The England cricket team’s recent Test series in India has somewhat been overshadowed by a debate on the pitches for ...

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...

Why The ISU’s Eligibility Rules Breached Competition Law And What It Means For Sports Governing Bodies

In 2017, a European Commission (EC) Decision found that the International Skating Union's Eligibility Rules (which, i...

How Public Procurement Law Applies To Sports Governing Bodies: The CJEU's Ruling On The Italian Football Federation

We’ve known for a while now that competition law applies to sports governing bodies[1]. The Court of Justice of ...

Criminal Prosecution Of UK Football Agents: How FA Regulations Overlap The Bribery Act

In December 2019[1], following a two months’ trial at Southwark Crown Court, Giuseppe Pagliara and Dax Price (footbal...

What Schools Need To Know About Head Injuries Caused By Contact Sports

As well as a return to in person schooling, 8 March 2021 will see outdoor after-school sports and activities resume. ...

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...

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