Sports law

S. Gardiner, J. O'Leary, Roger Welch, S. Boyes, U. Naidoo

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Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this much-anticipated new edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport internationally. Locating the legal regulation of sport within an explicit socio-economic context, this refocused edition is divided into four core parts: Governance & Sport; Commercial Regulation; Sports Workplace; and Safety in Sport. Recent developments covered in this edition include: - EU competition law interaction with sport under arts. 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union - the current World Anti-Doping Agency code - analysis of the recent Court of Arbitration for Sport Jurisprudence - reforms of the transfer system in team sports - anti-discrimination provisions in sport - engagement with match fixing - a focus on the legal context of 2012 London Olympics Essential reading for students studying sports law or sports-related courses, this textbook will also prove useful to sports law practitioners and sports administrators in need of a clear companion to the field.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxfordshire
Number of pages606
ISBN (Print)9780415591836
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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