In light of the recent revelations around Ollie Robinson's historical racist and sexist posts and his suspension by the ECB, Alastair Campbell looks at the bigger picture when it comes to handling similar types of historical misconduct in the world of sport.
In March 2020, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) found that American athlete Jarrion Lawson had committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (“ADRV”), but accepted that he had not intentionally committed that violation on the basis that it was reasonably…
This blog post is an abridged summary of a more in-depth article, available on Law in Sport.
When Boris Johnson announced the introduction of Tier 4 restrictions in London and the South East less than a week before Christmas, long term holiday plans were thrown into chaos.
In June 2020, World Rugby launched an independent-led working group, chaired by British Olympic Association chairman Sir Hugh Robertson, with the objective of enhancing the fairness and effectiveness of World Rugby’s governance structures. On 7 January 2021,…
A FIFA Working Group is reportedly considering whether, in response to COVID-19, the FIFA Regs on the Status and Transfer of Players should be amended.
The unprecedented events of the last 7 days, caused by the spread of COVID-19, have led to nearly all elite level sport being cancelled for at least the next two weeks with no Premiership football, Formula One, Six Nations rugby, NBA or PGA golf going ahead.
This case concerned a US competition law complaint filed against FINA by a class of plaintiffs, including world renowned swimmers and the promoter of a privately-run event, the International Swimming League, Ltd (ISL) in the United States District Court, Northern District of California.
Diego Maradona has prevailed in his court action against Dolce & Gabbana, following the high-end fashion house’s use of the football legend’s name on t-shirts modelled at a show in Milan last year, which were based on the iconic Napoli kit worn by Maradona in the 1980s.