At at a time of worry, confusion, and uncertainty, Uefa’s decision to postpone Euro 2020 until the summer of 2021 is a welcome ray of clarity that gives football fans hope that it won’t always be this way, writes
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
UEFA, which has waved its paw at the Financial Fair Play debate for far too long, has finally found its claws after banning Manchester City from the Champions League — but the ensuing fight is now going to be bloody and extended.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2020
Sport fans love their statistics and, increasingly, so do sports administrators. Annual reports of the CEOs for all major Australian sports now include tables on TV viewership figures, marketing and sponsorship revenues, and, of course, participation numbers.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
A High Court judge has ruled that extracts of documents the FAI has given to the ODCE are covered by professional legal privilege and cannot be used as part of the probe into certain matters concerning the association.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Former Liberia Football Association president Musa Bility, who tried to become FIFA president in 2015, has been banned from football for 10 years and fined just over £400,000 by the game’s global governing body.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Challenges made by Caster Semenya and Athletics South Africa to IAAF regulations restricting testosterone levels in women runners in selected events have been dismissed, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
Former Disputes Resolution Authority secretary Jack Anderson believes Kildare have a strong case to contest the GAA’s decision to arrange their All-Ireland SFC qualifier for Croke Park instead of St Conleth’s Park.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will have to take medication to lower her testosterone levels or move up to longer distances as a result of new rules which will be announced on Thursday, it's understood.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
Last Friday, the Bar Association of Ireland hosted its first ever sports law conference in Dublin. The brainchild of Cork barrister Tim O’Connor and High Court judge David Barniville, the conference is another example of the growing interest in sports law.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
After the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland (PFAI) last weekend slammed the FAI’s decision to bring charges against four members of Athlone Town, yesterday it was the club’s turn to outline why they believe a probe around alleged match-fixing has developed into a “witch-hunt”.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017