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.
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Is there a need for unionization in esports?
Trade unions have existed in traditional sports for many years and can represent hundreds if not thousands of professional athletes in a multitude of sports.
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
On August 26, 18,000 people packed into a darkened arena and 1.97 million viewers watched online the finale of "The International 9", one of the most highly anticipated esports tournaments.
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.
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
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Bernard Tomic is again facing criticism from tennis and broadcasting circles following his first-round defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon.