Sir Bill Beaumont has won the race to be re-elected World Rugby’s chairman for another four years, seeing off a spirited challenge from his vice-chairman, Agustín Pichot.
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Scottish football’s response to COVID-19 highlights the conundrum facing European football
With the exception of Belarus, league football across Europe came to a halt in mid-March due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Keeping possession: ownership trends in English Premier League Football
This report explores the change from British to foreign ownership, as well as analysing the different types of owners we now see in the EPL.
Australia’s National Sports Tribunal: a study in cycling
Authors: Jamie Truong and Ross Watkins. On 19 March 2020, the National Sports Tribunal (NST) was established by the National Sports Tribunal Act 2019 (the Act).
Update on the gender discrimination lawsuit by US women’s national soccer team
This blog post provides an update on the progress of the litigation, focusing on recent developments in the USSF’s legal arguments.
Why is June 30 suddenly the key date in European football?
As football governing bodies across Europe attempt to formulate plans on how to complete the remainder of the 2019/20 season, one date is central to all of these discussions: June 30 2020.
COVID-19: frustrating a sporting nation
Sport around the world has become collateral damage of another world health crisis. In Australia as an exponential number of people are self-isolating due to coronavirus their enjoyment of sport is compromised
A tech guy with a jumper: how an NBA player plans to transform his contract into a tokenized investment vehicle
The authors would like to thank Josh Hoffman, Articling Student, for his assistance in preparing this legal update.
Sick Days: the impact of a global pandemic on sports related contracts
The authors would like to thank Alexandra David and Brandon Schupp, Articling Students, for their assistance in preparing this legal update.
Interactive fantasy sports in New York down for the count?
The New York State Appellate Division, Third Department, struck down most of a law that authorized interactive fantasy sports (“IFS”) at certain locations in New York...