Inside Sports Law
US copyright law: Social media, photographs and fair use
Anti-doping: Considerations for corporate sponsorship
Authored by Deborah Tsai
Greater protection for athletes: Reforming the US Olympic system
Amidst the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, Senators Jerry Moran and Richard Blumenthal conducted an investigation into, among other things, the USA Gymnastics, the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee.
Project Red Card: UK soccer players call foul on the use of their personal data
Although UK soccer fans are currently consigned to watching their team virtually, they can now access more detailed data on player performance than ever before. However, those players are now fighting back.
Athlete A and the role of “Me Too” investigations within sport
Co-authored by Kate Almond. The release of Athlete A on Netflix has highlighted the impact of “Me Too” on the sport of gymnastics.
The liberalisation of sponsorship rules under the Olympic Charter: Team GB’s reaction
Co-authored by Anna Phillips. Earlier this year, the International Olympic Committee (the IOC) postponed the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Professional cyclist held not to be an employee or a worker
The EAT has held that an employment tribunal was entitled to conclude that a professional cyclist was not an employee or a worker of the British Cycling Federation.
NCAA football in the age of COVID-19
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has disrupted every facet of life, including higher education.
Financing of sports businesses under the Covid Corporate Financing Facility
Co-authored by Jessica Sorah. On 4 June 2020 Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium Ltd (THS) announced that it had issued £175 million of commercial paper under the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility.