Shrunken leagues, virtual Olympics and simulated crowds: What sport might look like post-coronavirus

Shrunken leagues, virtual Olympics and simulated crowds: What sport might look like post-coronavirus


Paul Hayes QC comments on the ‘flood of interest in virtual competitions’ that he predicts will arise out of the COVID-19 pandemic, for ABC News Australia. See here for the full… Read more »

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WADA v (1) Sun Yang (2) FINA – CAS panel finds that Sun Yang violated Article 2.5 FINA


This case has received widespread public interest for a number of reasons, particularly: The dramatic facts – it was alleged that the vial containing the blood sample had been smashed… Read more »

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Battle Royale at the border: the immigration problems plaguing esports athletes in the UK and US


The recent announcement that Germany intends to introduce a specific esports visa to its immigration code is a watershed moment. In his second article for Law In Sport, Daniel Kozelko… Read more »

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Colin McCaul QC Appointed to Two Sporting Tribunals


Colin McCaul QC has been appointed as an Independent Disciplinary Panel Member of Scottish Athletics. As the National Governing Body for Athletics in Scotland, Scottish Athletics is affiliated to UK… Read more »

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Lord Dyson shares his perspective on Sports Law (Law In Sport Podcast)


In this podcast, Lord Dyson, shares his perspective on Sports Law with Sean Cottrell of Law In Sport. Visit Law In Sport’s website here to listen to the full interview.

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Issues of Integrity in Sport and eSports


Members of 39 Essex Chambers Sports Law Group will be joined by Andrew Cooke, General Counsel of Fnatic, to discuss: Athlete conduct Match-fixing and gambling eSports Integrity issues in eSports… Read more »

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FaZe Jarvis and aimbots in Fortnite


Daniel Kozelko has published an article in LawInSport, the leading sports law website in the world, discussing Epic Games’ recent decision to ban a leading content creator for cheating. Please… Read more »

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David Hopkins and Stephanie David successfully represent three athletes in response to apparent whereabouts failures


David Hopkins and Stephanie David successfully represented three athletes responding to alleged whereabouts failures notified to the athletes by UK Anti-Doping (“UKAD”). Stephanie advised two athletes: one of whom is… Read more »

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Saracens fined £5,360,272.31 and 35 league points deducted for breaching the Salary Cap Regulations


Lord Dyson chaired the Independent Panel that upheld the charges against Saracens for breaches of the Premiership Rugby Salary Cap Regulations (“Regulations”). The Panel found that Saracens failed to disclose… Read more »

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A review of The FA’s suspension of Peter Beardsley for misconduct – Stephanie David


Stephanie David’s article, titled ‘A review of The FA’s suspension of Peter Beardsley for misconduct‘ has been published on LawInSport. Please click here to read the the full article.

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