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Handbook on International Sports Law

Edited by: James A. R. Nafziger, Stephen F. Ross

ISBN13: 9780857934666
Published: April 2013
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2011)
Price: £44.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781847206336



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This Handbook presents a comprehensive collection of essays by leading scholars and practitioners in the burgeoning field of international sports law.

The authors address significant legal issues on two gradually converging tracks: the mainstream institutional framework of the law, primarily the International Olympic Committee, international sports federations, regional and national sports authority, and the Court of Arbitration for Sport; and the commercial sports industry.

Topics include:-

  • the institutional structure;
  • fundamental issues, legal principles and decisions within those institutions;
  • mediation, arbitration and litigation of disputes;
  • doping, gambling and the expanding use of technology in competition;
  • athlete eligibility requirements;
  • discrimination; and protection of athletes.
The book also covers a broad range of commercial issues related to competition law and labor markets; media, image, and intellectual property rights; event sponsorships; and players' agents. Comparative analyses of young sports models and practices in North America, Europe and elsewhere supplement the general theme of international sports law.

This major collection of essays on some of the most controversial, cutting-edge issues in international sports law, will be a captivating read for academics and students of sports law, sports management, international law and comparative law, as well as practicing lawyers and players' agents. Senior executives and other professionals in the sports industry will also find much to interest them in this well-documented Handbook.

Subjects:
Sports Law
Contents:
Preface James A.R. Nafziger and Stephen F. Ross

PART I: FOUNDATION AND STRUCTURE
1. International Sports Law James A.R. Nafziger
2. The Court of Arbitration for Sport Richard H. McLaren
3. Mediating Sports Disputes Ian Blackshaw
4. European and North American Models of Sports Organization James A.R. Nafziger
5. Models of Sport Governance within the European Union Robert Siekmann and Janwillem Soek

PART II: PROTECTION OF COMPETITION AND ATHLETES
6. Doping in Sport Richard W. Pound, Q.C. and Kerwin Clarke
7. Gambling on Sports Paul M. Anderson
8. Adjudicative Technology in Sports Simon Gardiner
9. Athlete Eligibility Requirements and Legal Issues Matthew J. Mitten and Timothy Davis
10. Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy Klaus Vieweg and Saskia Lettmaier
11. Protection of Young Athletes Steve Cornelius and Paul Singh

PART III: COMMERCIAL ISSUES
12. Competition Law and Labor Markets Stephen F. Ross
13. The Tampering Prohibition, Antitrust, and Agreements between American and Foreign Sports Leagues Lewis Kurlantzick
14. European Regulation of Media Rights Chris Watson and Christine Graham
15. Intellectual Property Rights in Sports: A Comparative Overview of the USA, UK, and Italy Lucio Colantuoni and Cristiano Novazio
16. Recent Sports-related Issues in US Intellectual Property Law Anthony J. Dreyer
17. Image Rights Steve Cornelius
18. Legal Aspects of International Event Sponsorship Tone Jagodic
19. Players' Agents Roberto Branco Martins and Richard Parrish

Index