Co-authored by Kate Almond. The recent High Court decision regarding the dispute between New Balance and Liverpool FC (LFC) has attracted global press attention...
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Is FIFA’s forced arbitration clause invalid?
Co-authored by Majdie Hajjar. In the case of RFC Seraing and Doyen Sports Company v FIFA and Others  (RFC Seraing), the Belgian Court of Appeal handed down a ruling..
Concussion class actions, yet another headache for the NRL?
Author: Angus Jamieson. The 2019 National Rugby League (NRL) season has provided us with plenty of entertainment, both on and off the field.
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.
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.
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
Gender discrimination lawsuit by US women’s national soccer team proceeds as 2019 World Cup approaches
Approximately two months ago, all 28 members of the US senior Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) filed a class action lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation, Inc. (USSF).
The rise in post-retirement injury claims within sport
Top level athletes suffer for their sport and, increasingly, there is focus on the medium and long-term effects of injuries.
Has Financial Fair Play (FFP) finally found its teeth?
On March 22 2019, Birmingham City FC was docked nine points for breaching the English Football League’s (EFL) rules around profitability and sustainability.