Category: Sports Law

Premier League launches legal action against Middle Eastern piracy

The Premier League has taken steps to protect its lucrative TV rights deal in the Middle East, which is currently worth more than £400 million, by initiating legal action in Saudi Arabia against a pirate satellite broadcaster.

Court threatens McGregor with hefty fine over trademark infringement

UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been banned from selling clothing carrying his surname in big letters, or if the ban is ignored he will face fines that could reach up to €250,000 (£224,000).

Battle of Bramall Lane – Dispute threatens season as owners begin legal action against each other

The new football league season is underway and whilst everyone associated with Sheffield United has been focusing on their second season back at Championship level, behind the scenes a legal dispute between the club’s owners is threatening to cause havoc.

Rugby Star’s Image Bulldozed By Builder

The former Wales and Lions winger, Shane Williams, has found that his image is being used by a builder to endorse his business. Mr. Taylor, the owner of TMW Roofline, has been using Mr. Williams’ photos on his van and business website without Mr. Williams’ express permission.

AC Milan Banned For Financial Fair Play Breaches

Italian football club, AC Milan, has been banned by UEFA from participating in European competitions for a total of one season, due to a breach of Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations.