Gambling Sponsorship of Sport to End!

By Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw According to media reports, logos of gambling companies may be banned from sports shirts, thus triggering a cash crisis in sport the likes of which have not been seen since sponsorship of sports by tobacco … Continue reading

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OLYMPIC GAMES: TOKYO 2020 TO GO AHEAD!

BY PROF DR IAN BLACKSHAW Despite media reports to the contrary, following a meeting of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the President of the IOC, Dr Thomas Bach, confirmed the holding of the postponed 2020 Olympic … Continue reading

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Football fans ask for more transparency

Football fans ask for more transparency The survey conducted by the CIES Football Observatory to celebrate its 15th birthday has allowed us to collect extremely interesting data on the perception of fans on professional football. A clear majority of the … Continue reading

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E-Sports: Education

By Emre Bilginoglu, Attorney-at-Law, Istanbul, Turkey Queen Mary’s College in Basingstoke, Hampshire, in the UK now has an E-sports BTec qualification, which it offers in collaboration with the British Esports Association, joining the global trend in the education of E-Sports. … Continue reading

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Golf: Homophobic Remark ends Sponsorship!

By Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw The major clothing brand RALPH LAUREN has ended its sponsorship of Justin Thomas, the world number three golfer and Ryder Cup player, following a homophobic remark he made, overheard by a live microphone, after missing … Continue reading

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