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The future of “clean” sport - the debate rages on
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2016

Much of the build-up to this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio was dominated by the recommendation from the World Anti-Doping Association (“Wada”) that


BAME underrepresentation in UK sport governing bodies: can shocking statistics provide a much needed catalyst for change?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2016

On 22 November 2016, research by Leaderboard in conjunction with Sporting Equals (organisations that together seek to actively promote greater


Sports Broadcasts and ‘fair dealing’ - the 8 second rule.
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • November 22 2016

It will be well known to the readers of this blog that media companies will pay eye watering amounts of money for the rights to broadcast major


Bribery in Football - a red card offence
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

It will soon be the two month anniversary of one of the more ignominious events in the history of English football, namely Sam Allardyce agreeing to


Premier League Clubs’ Shirt Sponsorship: A New Trick Up Their Sleeves?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2016

It has been reported this week that, from the beginning of the 20172018 season, Premier League football clubs will be allowed for the first time to


A new pay deal for England’s Elite Player Squad - Good for the Game?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 16 2016

Sports Shorts recently wrote about the England rugby Elite Player Squad’s (“EPS”) Autumn training camp during which a number of injuries were picked


Politics in Football: Beyond Apparel
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Spain, United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

On 2 November 2016, Sports Shorts wrote about the English and Scottish Football Associations’ request for their players to wear armbands featuring


Stress in the workplace - not just limited to the office
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2016

Joey Barton has often been a controversial and high profile figure within the football industry. In addition to his performances on the field


Jonjo Shelvey: An Aggravated Breach?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2016

On 8 November 2016, the Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey was charged by the Football Association (the “FA”) for misconduct in relation to


Phillip Ivey v Genting Casinos UK Limited ta Crockfords Club - James Bond’s favourite game, £7.7m and “honest cheating”.
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in a claim brought by Phil Ivey, “the world’s best poker player” in relation to the recovery of £7.7