Sport and anti-doping – the year in review 2018/19
The last twelve months have seen high-drama and new law across the anti-doping world. The review below is necessarily selective. Its primary focus is UK anti-doping, decisions in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and developments relating to the major international anti-doping bodies. In the final section, we provide a round-up of some other anti-doping stories recently in the news.
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- Tags: Anti-Corruption | Anti-Doping | Boxing | Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) | Dispute Resolution | Esports | Football | IAA | International Olympic Committee (IOC) | Ireland | Olympics | Russia | Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) | UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) | United Kingdom (UK) | United States of America (USA) | Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) | WADA Code | World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
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He is described in the directories as a “superb advocate” and “a welcome addition to the front Bench – a brilliant sports law lawyer with exceptional professional regulatory skills as part of his all-round talent. A vast array of sports-related experience and expertise. Tactical nous. Excellent manner with clients.”
Rick acts for both athletes/players and governing bodies and has appeared in appeals in the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He is frequently instructed in sports commercial disputes, disciplinary matters and sports arbitrations, including anti-doping cases and safeguarding matters.
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Will receives instructions in a range of commercial and regulatory matters involving the sports industry with a particular focus on anti-doping and anti-corruption charges. Will’s experience includes the complete defence of charges of refusing, evading and/or failing to provide a sample against a former Olympian (led by Pippa Manby). Will recently appeared before a Scottish Football Association Tribunal in respect of gambling charges and has acted on both the player and governing body side in tennis match-fixing cases.