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Sports Self-Regulation on Thin Ice
Dan McDonagh analyses the judgement upholding banning athletes who participate in non-sanctioned events as anti-competitive.
Lower League Football, COVID-19 and Beyond: The Bridge to a Sustainable Future
Our team propose a series of measures to help football recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, to build a bridge to a sustainable future.
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.
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.
Sports Broadcasting: cancellation and compensation in the time of COVID-19
Sports organisations are grappling with a range of issues as they look to get their competitions back up and running this year.
Avengers assemble: English football’s governing bodies
The Premier League (“PL”) met once again on Friday (17th April) and reiterated its “objective to complete the 2019/20 season”.