Co-authored by Anna Phillips. Earlier this year, the International Olympic Committee (the IOC) postponed the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
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Governance reform amidst a pandemic: the unenviable task facing World Rugby’s re-elected chairman, Sir Bill Beaumont
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.
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).
Part 2: Level up - Government responses to corruption in Esports
Authors: Alexander Field and Marc Bosnic. Part 1 discussed how the esports community is attempting to self-regulate its members to increase integrity. However, the State and Federal governments are also takin
League of Legends – Poster boy for esports franchising
Author: Ethan Dodd. The League of Legends (LoL) Championship Series (LCS), hosted by Riot Games, is North America’s top tier League of Legends competition.
Have the lines between football and betting become blurred?
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.
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.
From equity to franchising: investing in esports
This article looks at how companies and individuals may invest in teams, and how teams may tap on the franchising arrangements used by major esports leagues.
Esports: games galore
In an industry notoriously mistrustful of outsiders, filled with indecipherable acronyms and constantly evolving in-jokes, it can be difficult to understand what is happening
Spotlight on sports integrity
Posted in Governance, anti-bribery and corruption
Integrity and, more specifically, integrity issues are having a direct impact on the standing, reputation and economic viability of sporting codes, their clubs and, most critically, their players.