Co-authored by Anna Phillips. Earlier this year, the International Olympic Committee (the IOC) postponed the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
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NCAA football in the age of COVID-19
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has disrupted every facet of life, including higher education.
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).
Interactive fantasy sports in New York down for the count?
The New York State Appellate Division, Third Department, struck down most of a law that authorized interactive fantasy sports (“IFS”) at certain locations in New York...
Liability concerns in the eSports and video gaming industry
The eSports industry is on track to surpass $1 billion in revenue this year. Daniel Leslie explores the related liability issues.
South Africa’s Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill - Increased governmental oversight and preventing ex-convicts from participating in international sporting events
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On 11 December 2019, the South African Department of Sport and Recreation released a draft Bill which seeks to amend the National Sport and Recreation Act, 1998. The National Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill
Sustainability in Formula E
This blog has been co-authored with Iona Neilson, Regvita Dzemido and Romy Aspinall from Formula E and Amie Kim and Lucy Bruce Jones from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Meeting across the river (in New Jersey): New York online sports betting continues to languish
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The journey towards online sports betting in New York has become more complicated.
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.
Is there a need for unionization in esports?
With thanks to vacation scheme student Craig Langsdale for his assistance in preparing this blog post. Author: Dan Harman. Trade unions have existed in traditional sports for many years...