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‘Is Football the Same Without Fans?’: Valuable lessons when negotiating broadcasting agreements

Global, United Kingdom - March 16 2022 Last month, it was reported that the value of the overseas broadcasting deals entered into by the English Premier League (‘EPL‘) nudged past the £5…

Disqualified For Technical Breach Despite No Advantage: The Cautionary Tale Of A Rally Driver

Global - March 4 2022 While nearly all of the column inches relating to recent FIA stewarding decisions have (unsurprisingly) focused on the fall out of the ‘Hamilton v…

The FA v Marc Bola

Global, United Kingdom - February 23 2022 On 3 September 2021, The FA announced that Marc Bola (“the Player”), of Middlesbrough FC, had been charged with misconduct for an alleged Aggravated…

The Jump Off: Two Equestrian Leagues Continue To Go Head To Head

European Union, Global - February 9 2022 The equestrian sport of show jumping takes place across the world, attracting an ever-increasing media profile. It therefore comes as little surprise…

The Low-Down on FIFA’s New Player Loan Regulations

USA - February 2 2022 Big money permanent transfers are usually the headline grabbers but there have been some significant loan moves this window… Tanguy Ndombele from…

What’s next for European sports governance and how will it address its current challenges?

European Union - January 21 2022 Sports governance became a hot topic within Europe in 2021, particularly in light of the proposed establishment of new competitions, particular…

Andre Onana and UEFA’s Anti-Doping Regulations - A Cautionary Tale

United Kingdom - November 17 2021 Andre Onana, the first team goalkeeper for AFC Ajax (“Ajax”) and the Cameroon national team played his first competitive match for over nine 9 months…

NHL Expansion Draft: An Opportunity for Rapid Competitiveness?

USA - August 10 2021 On July 21, 2021, the Seattle Kraken, the newest franchise in the National Hockey League (NHL), stocked its roster through what is known as an…

Supreme Court Finds For NCAA Student-Athletes on Antitrust Issues

USA - June 30 2021 NCAA student athletes are entitled to education-related benefits, such as paid post-graduate internships, scholarships for graduate school, tutors…

Controversy in Horse Racing: A Race to Lift a Suspension

USA - June 22 2021 The crown jewels of American thoroughbred horseracing are the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes. Together, they are known as…