Category: Sports Law

IAAF attempts to overturn Swiss Court ruling on Caster Semenya

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is looking for a “swift reversal” of the decision by a Swiss Court ruling to allow Caster Semenya to compete without taking testosterone-reducing medication.

Antonio Conte in tribunal victory over former side Chelsea

Premier League side Chelsea have been ordered to pay Antonio Conte, the former manager, compensation of £9 million after an employment tribunal ruled in favour of the Italian.

Middlesbrough Threaten Legal Action Against Championship Rival

Championship side Middlesbrough F.C has shocked their league rivals Derby County by announcing their intention to take legal action against the club.

So how can Blockchain help the integrity of sport?

Blockchain technology is a peer-to-peer network concept. The internet allows users to connect to a centralised point within the network. For example, a specific website will be hosted on a physical computer, which is connected to the internet. The location of that website, hosted on the computer, will have a specific address. In order for…
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Swansea City shareholders locked in bitter dispute over 2016 takeover

A bitter legal dispute involving the ownership of Swansea City football club is threatening to cause disorder off the field for the Championship club.

Forest Green Rovers owner to sue Bolton Wanderers over alleged breach of contract

Financially troubled Bolton Wanderers are set to be sued by the owner of League 2 side Forest Green over an alleged breach of contract regarding the transfer of Christian Doidge.

Former Pakistan batsman charged with bribery over spot-fixing

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has revealed that former Pakistan opening batsman Nasir Jamshed has been charged with two counts of bribery as part of an ongoing investigation into spot-fixing within the world of cricket.

Teams locked in dispute with English Football League over Sky deal

A number of Championship clubs are leading a fightback against a £595 million TV deal with Sky, claiming that they have sufficient numbers to force the English Football League (EFL) to shred the contract, which they say ‘vastly undervalues games’.

Cheltenham Racecourse granted injunction landmark High Court ruling

Cheltenham Racecourse has been successful in obtaining a ground-breaking High Court injunction banning ticket touts from the track.

Supreme Court ruling brings QPR’s Warren Farm dispute to end after seven years

The long-running legal battle over Queen’s Park Rangers (QPR) new training ground has finally reached its conclusion, following a ruling in the Supreme Court, nearly seven years after the dispute began.