Not 26 years old yet and Joseph O’Brien already enjoys the ultimate badge of acceptance within the racing community. He is known simply as ‘Joseph.’ Of course, as the eldest son of Aidan and Anne-Marie O’Brien, he has had his advantages in the sport, certainly during his riding career, but as a trainer he is very much his own man.
London-based Limerick lawyer Ian Lynam has been working hard to protect sport’s integrity from a range of threats, from match-fixing to Brexit. But he’s also occupied with where sport is going, and the widening role of analytics...
A chance meeting at a wedding sent Limerick’s Ian Lynam down a road of intricate contracts, sports law and representing some of the biggest names in European football. And at a time when image rights, stats and analytics was being embraced by some of football’s top clubs as they bid to get that competitive edge on their Premier League rivals...