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. The exact degree of stress in each case will obviously var...

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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...

Seven tips for sports organisations to keep safeguarding at the top of the board agenda

Abuse cases in sport are all too common of late.  South African swimming is the latest to find itself embroiled ...

A summary of the esports panel at LawInSport’s 6th annual conference

The ‘future legal and regulatory challenges in esports’ panel took place on 10 November 2020. This article summa...
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Sports safety: should it be mandatory to report child protection & safeguarding concerns?

It is essential to any child protection and safeguarding system that concerns about the safety of those the system is...
Girls Football Team

Safeguarding children from racism and creating an anti-racist culture in sports organisations

The events of the last few weeks following the tragic death of George Floyd have sparked a global call for change on ...
Safe Sport

Promoting safe sports in Singapore: education, due diligence and disciplinary processes

On 3 June 2020, after more than three years since investigations begun, a Singapore veteran athletic coach was found ...
Youth Player

FIFA Guardians and why international federations should play a greater role in safeguarding sport

An international approach to safeguarding in sport is something that is far less developed than it should be, with re...
Junior Football

International transfer of minors in football - key takeaways and procedural issues from Chelsea & The FA v. FIFA

Following the Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid cases1, Chelsea Football Club (Chelsea) are the latest high-...
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Key points from the Quinlan report into safeguarding at the Lawn Tennis Association

On 25 January 2019 the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) published the report of an independent inquiry into events at Wr...

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