The School of Law invites you to attend a Lecture by   Professor Dr Ian Blackshaw, International Sports Lawyer ‘Is there such a thing as sports law?’   And   David Barniville Senior Counsel ‘The Work of the Irish Sport … Continue reading

Are the Olympics big enough?*

By Prof Dr Steve Cornelius International Sports Law Centre University of Pretoria South Africa Sport has, over the past century, evolved from old European gentlemen’s clubs to the formation of international sports federations that have become increasingly powerful and increasingly … Continue reading

Formula 1 Takeover

After several years of speculation, it is reported that control of Formula 1 is expected to be taken over from its majority shareholder, CVC Partners, who own 35.5%, by the US-based Liberty Media Group in a £6.5 billion deal. Liberty … Continue reading

Challenging Sports Governing Bodies by Adam Lewis qc Jonathan Taylor Nick de Marco & James Segan 2016 Bloomsbury professional limited United Kingdom softback pages 180 + XXVII ISBN: 978 1 78043 988 4 price: £80

Sports Governing Bodies, such as the IOC and FIFA, are very powerful organisations in controlling and administering their respective sports and major international events and jealously guard their autonomy. Many of them would like to think that they are above … Continue reading