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CAS Dismisses Double Amputee’s Appeal in Fight to Compete at the Olympics

Global, United Kingdom, USA - November 24 2020 A recent award handed down by the Court of Arbitration for Sport has found in favour of World Athletics in its dispute with the US Paralympian 400m…

The NBA is back! (It wasn’t gone for long)

USA - November 17 2020 After a very short off-season (71 days to be exact), the NBA is gearing up to commence the new 2020/21 season on 22 December with a 72-game regular…

Nikolay Bodurov vs Esteghlal: FIFA DRC considers ‘force majeure’ effect of COVID-19

Global - November 11 2020 Following the near global suspension of football activity, many clubs were put in the unfortunate position of being unable to satisfy their existing…

United States District Court Delivers RKO as Motion for Summary Judgment is Dismissed

USA - November 10 2020 A recent United States district court decision on copyright infringement has brought the issue of recreation of tattoos in video games back into the…

Messi scores goal in trade mark dispute: registering celebrity names as trade marks

European Union - November 3 2020 The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) has ruled that, after a decade-long legal battle, football ace Lionel Messi has the right to…

Breaking stride? Elite running shoes back in the spotlight

Global, USA - October 26 2020 Issues surrounding athletics footwear returned to the spotlight this month as two athletes wearing new models of Nike running spikes ran…

Navigating the salary cap in the NBA: Los Angeles Lakers

USA - October 25 2020 It is being reported that the Los Angeles Lakers have filed a career-ending injury application with the NBA in relation to Luol Deng’s contract. Luol…

Game-changer: following the developments in elite women’s rugby

European Union, United Kingdom - October 20 2020 Back in June, Sport Shorts considered the premature conclusion of the Premier 15s season, which was rendered null and void as a result of the Covid-19…

Five Stars to the NBA: A Successful Bubble

USA - October 14 2020 Congratulations to the Los Angeles Lakers who won their 17th NBA championship on Sunday night after beating the Miami Heat 4-2 in an entertaining…

Gambling sponsorship and advertising shakeup in Spanish football

European Union, Spain, United Kingdom - October 12 2020 The Spanish Government has published a proposal for measures which, if passed, will restrict gambling advertising in Spanish football. One of the…