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Rugby Union authorities clear the way for players to speak out against dangerous play.

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In other instances of everyday life, the types of bodily contacts and physical injuries associated with the game of Rugby Union would give rise to criminal liability under the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 and to civil liability under the Law

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FIFPro Challenge to Football’s Transfer System is Likely to end in a Score Draw

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The announcement by FIFPro, the global union representing football players, that it has launched a legal action against the football transfer system has received substantial media attention.

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England’s Home-Based Player Policy is Open to Legal Threat

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On the eve of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, The Daily Telegraph has reported that the restriction on players based overseas representing the England Rugby Union team is set to be tightened (RFU to extend its policy of not selecting any overseas-based pla

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The role of the law is critical when it comes to discrimination in sport

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Discrimination is a continuing hot topic in modern sport, and matters of inclusion and exclusion continue to surface time and time again.
As these issues arise, the role of the law is critical.

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From Belgium again, a threat to the football compensation system

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I read in the blog of Asser International Sports Law about the case of Mohamed Dahmane and his former club Racing Genk (here).

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Will Greg Dyke’s football league restructure fall foul of the law?

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The Football Association (FA) has published its awaited report on the lack English players at the top end of English football.

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England Rugby Selection Policy May Breach EU Law

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Fly-half Toby Flood has been dropped from the England rugby union elite squad ahead of this year’s Six-Nations tournament.

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