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New fans, new media
Before the pandemic hit, concern had already begun to grow within traditional sports that the viewing demographic was ageing unsustainably.
Charities and sports events – a relationship re-imagined
A discussion of the key challenges faced by charities in the COVID-19 era and potential solutions for the sector to rejuvenate itself.
Digging deep into Rugby Union’s salary cap: Lord Myner’s Review and the future
2020 has been a tumultuous year for professional sport and in particular for Rugby Union.
The different rules of sport post-restart
We cannot expect the world after Coronavirus to look like it did before, and the same applies to the sports that we know and love.
Time to Brighton up that brand portfolio?
An overview of trade marks and business strategy as the UK enters into its “new normal”, applied in the context of football clubs.
Force Majeure and Frustration Flowchart
The contractual issues highlighted more than any other by the pandemic are the force majeure clause and the principle of frustration.
PremFlix: the Premier League’s plans to introduce a ‘Netflix-style’ OTT service
Last week it was reported that English football’s top flight is planning to offer its own bespoke streaming service in some territories.
Mind the Cap: exploring the competition law aspects of financial regulation in sport
This piece will provide a brief overview of various salary cap mechanisms implemented globally.
All bets are off: ASA rules Betway YouTube video breached the CAP Code
ASA found Betway had breached the age restrictions contained in the CAP Code in relation to a video published on its YouTube account.
Dawn of the Baller Bond?
Basketball Star Spencer Dinwiddie is Pioneering a Bold New Approach to Athlete’s Earnings.
Barca’s €100m tech fund and the rise of sports organisations as technology investors
The lure of tech investment opportunities is causing sports organisations to step out of their comfort zone and become investors themselves.