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.
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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.
“No fault”, no worries for the NRL?
The National Rugby League is back for another season and round one has certainly come as a welcome distraction for the game’s governing body after one of the most controversial off-seasons in recent memory.