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Top 10 Tips For Launching An ‘Independent Review’ In Sport

When the ever-growing lists of sports organisations being subject ‘Independent Reviews’ following allegations of ethical violations, financial misconduct, discrimination, mental...

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Safeguarding Athletes: Why World Athletics' New Policy Raises The Bar

The challenge for global sports organisations is to tackle issues proactively; identifying problems which are increas...
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Why esports must adopt a child-first culture to protect participants and the industry

One-on-one coaching, rigorous training and high levels of competition already present dangers when it comes to keepin...

Major Hurdles Still Face U.S. SafeSport In The Movement To Protect Athletes

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) is a non-profit organization[1] dedicated to ending “all forms of abuse in...
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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...

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. ...

Addressing Participant Welfare And Safeguarding Issues In Sports Disciplinary Investigations

Anyone who is the subject of a disciplinary investigation will, almost inevitably, be placed under a degree of stress...

A Review Of FIFA’s Minor Application Guide For U18 International Transfers

To prevent child exploitation, FIFA prohibits the international transfer of minors - i.e. players under the age ...
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Sports Law In 2021 – Key Issues to watch in Africa, Asia & Australia

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in Africa, Asia and Australia from the LawInSport Editori...

Key sports law cases and developments of 2020 – Africa, Asia & Australia

As we come to the end of a turbulent and challenging year, we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on what we th...

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