After headlines surrounding Wayne Rooney’s transfer to Derby County and the alleged link with the club’s sponsor, 32 Red, an online casino, the issue of online betting and football is now back in the news.
Inside Sports Law
Is there a need for unionization in esports?
With thanks to vacation scheme student Craig Langsdale for his assistance in preparing this blog post. Author: Dan Harman. Trade unions have existed in traditional sports for many years...
The changes to the handball rule explained
The changes to the refereeing and laws within football for the 2019/20 season were widely reported before the season started last month.
Esports – TI9 and a developer-controlled industry
Co-authors: Daniel Too and Tong Lap Way. With thanks to vacation scheme student Chang Hui Tze for her assistance in preparing this blog post. This article explores the role of developers in esports...
Further clarification required to the Laws of Cricket
The International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International Cricket World Cup Final was a contest decided by the very finest of margins.
FIFA adopts a harsher approach to combating racism in football
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.
“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.