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 with potential far-reaching consequences on the validity
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Liverpool FC’s trade mark proposal receives a red-card from the UK Intellectual Property Office
Liverpool FC may be making good progress this season, however, off the pitch they have suffered a defeat in a controversial attempt to trade mark the word ‘LIVERPOOL’.
Spectator safety: Striking a balance
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The Jim Clark Rally is a motorsport event named after the Formula One champion. It was a round on the British Rally Championship calendar until 2014 when three spectators died and many more were injured.
Have the lines between football and betting become blurred?
After headlines surrounding Wayne Rooney’s transfer to Derby County and the alleged link with the club’s sponsor, 32 Red, an online casino, the issue of online betting and football is now back in the news.
The changes to the handball rule explained
The changes to the refereeing and laws within football for the 2019/20 season were widely reported before the season started last month.
FIFA adopts a harsher approach to combating racism in football
During the opening weekend of matches in the English Football League, Kick It Out reported four alleged incidents of racist abuse towards players or their families inside a stadium.
Sheffield Wednesday report Newcastle United to the Premier League
Steve Bruce was recently appointed the new head coach of Newcastle United F.C., but not without some controversy. His previous employer, Sheffield Wednesday F.C., has reported Newcastle United.
Match-fixing rears its ugly ahead yet again
The name Klubi Sportiv Skënderbeu will not be recognized by many but the Albanian club now holds an unwanted record as the recipient of the most severe sanction imposed by UEFA for match-fixing offences.
Paul Scholes fined £8,000 for breaching FA betting regulations
An Independent Regulatory Commission (the Commission) of the English Football Association (the FA) has fined Paul Scholes, the ex-Manchester United and England international, £8,000.
Gender discrimination lawsuit by US women’s national soccer team proceeds as 2019 World Cup approaches
Approximately two months ago, all 28 members of the US senior Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) filed a class action lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation, Inc. (USSF).