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Caster Semenya & ASA vs the IAAF - what it means for women and sport

Switzerland - June 20 2019 On 1 May 2019, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) delivered its ruling in the requests for arbitration by Caster Semenya and Athletics South…

Luxury tax and competitive balance in football - continued

European Union - June 18 2019 UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has renewed his call for a luxury tax system in football. Sports Shorts previously covered the role luxury tax has…

The Law Versus the Spirit of Cricket

Global, India - May 30 2019 Over the last decade, the Indian Premier League (“IPL”), a marquee Indian cricket event and an international premier Twenty20…

Taking the shine off the World Cup? Corruption is just not cricket

Global - May 29 2019 The first over of the 2019 Cricket World Cup will be bowled on Thursday 30 May as England take on South Africa at the Oval. The World Cup is part of…

NBA Draft Lottery 2019 - a turning point for struggling NBA franchises

USA - May 13 2019 The NBA Draft Lottery takes place on 14 May 2019. As previously reported on Sports Shorts, the lottery is the process by which teams are allocated…

The NBA’s best current rivalry: Rockets v Warriors or Rockets v Referees?

USA - May 7 2019 Last year’s dramatic Western Conference final match-up between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets ended with the Warriors winning 4-3. The…

Formula 1 - First Practice down the Drain

United Kingdom - May 2 2019 Formula 1 returned to the streets of Baku, Azerbaijan last weekend; one of the most exciting of the new races added to the calendar in recent years…

A Sports Shorts guide to the NBA Draft - 2019

USA - April 26 2019 Following last year’s overview of the NBA Draft and how it works by Sports Shorts, it is time for a Sports Shorts guide to this year’s action. This…

Football clubs and eSports: A natural pairing?

USA - April 11 2019 For some people, the idea of watching someone else play a video game holds no appeal whatsoever. However, watching eSports is becoming an…

Formula 2021 - A new vision for Formula 1

Bahrain - April 10 2019 At the last race weekend in Bahrain, Charles Leclerc became the second-youngest pole-sitter in Formula 1 history in just his second race with Ferrari…