During the opening weekend of matches in the English Football League, Kick It Out reported four alleged incidents of racist abuse towards players or their families inside a stadium.
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“No-call” from NFC championship game results in lawsuit and rule changes
Earlier this year, we wrote about the controversial “no-call” from the NFC championship game between the New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Rams.
Sheffield Wednesday report Newcastle United to the Premier League
Steve Bruce was recently appointed the new head coach of Newcastle United F.C., but not without some controversy. His previous employer, Sheffield Wednesday F.C., has reported Newcastle United.
Sports betting – balancing a national pastime with a need for greater integrity
There are not many parts of the world that have a public holiday for a sporting event. In Melbourne, Victoria, the so called sporting capital of the world, they have two.
Match-fixing rears its ugly ahead yet again
The name Klubi Sportiv Skënderbeu will not be recognized by many but the Albanian club now holds an unwanted record as the recipient of the most severe sanction imposed by UEFA for match-fixing offences.
Tennis: When your ‘best’ isn’t good enough
Posted in Regulations
Bernard Tomic is again facing criticism from tennis and broadcasting circles following his first-round defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon.
Is this really the end of the three-stripe trade mark?
In its decision dated June 19, 2019 (Case T-307/17), the General Court of the European Union has confirmed the invalidity of Adidas’ European Union trade mark.
US Circuit Court holds that amateur lacrosse officials are independent contractors, not employees
This month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“DC Circuit”)1 held that lacrosse officials working for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (“PIAA”) are independent
Paul Scholes fined £8,000 for breaching FA betting regulations
An Independent Regulatory Commission (the Commission) of the English Football Association (the FA) has fined Paul Scholes, the ex-Manchester United and England international, £8,000.
Esports: a new MVP for real estate?
Posted in eSports