Amidst the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, Senators Jerry Moran and Richard Blumenthal conducted an investigation into, among other things, the USA Gymnastics, the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee.
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Athlete A and the role of “Me Too” investigations within sport
Co-authored by Kate Almond. The release of Athlete A on Netflix has highlighted the impact of “Me Too” on the sport of gymnastics.
Professional cyclist held not to be an employee or a worker
The EAT has held that an employment tribunal was entitled to conclude that a professional cyclist was not an employee or a worker of the British Cycling Federation.
Australia’s National Sports Tribunal: a study in cycling
Authors: Jamie Truong and Ross Watkins. On 19 March 2020, the National Sports Tribunal (NST) was established by the National Sports Tribunal Act 2019 (the Act).
Update on the gender discrimination lawsuit by US women’s national soccer team
This blog post provides an update on the progress of the litigation, focusing on recent developments in the USSF’s legal arguments.
COVID-19: frustrating a sporting nation
Sport around the world has become collateral damage of another world health crisis. In Australia as an exponential number of people are self-isolating due to coronavirus their enjoyment of sport is compromised
Sick Days: the impact of a global pandemic on sports related contracts
The authors would like to thank Alexandra David and Brandon Schupp, Articling Students, for their assistance in preparing this legal update.
The right to match: Liverpool F.C. v New Balance
Co-authored by Kate Almond. The recent High Court decision regarding the dispute between New Balance and Liverpool FC (LFC) has attracted global press attention...
Is FIFA’s forced arbitration clause invalid?
Co-authored by Majdie Hajjar. In the case of RFC Seraing and Doyen Sports Company v FIFA and Others  (RFC Seraing), the Belgian Court of Appeal handed down a ruling..
Concussion class actions, yet another headache for the NRL?
Author: Angus Jamieson. The 2019 National Rugby League (NRL) season has provided us with plenty of entertainment, both on and off the field.