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Handbook on International Sports Law

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

ISBN13: 9781847206336
Published: November 2011
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £165.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9780857934666



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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:
PART I: FOUNDATION AND STRUCTURE 1. International Sports Law J.A.R. Nafziger 2. The Court of Arbitration for Sport R.H. McLaren 3. Mediating Sports Disputes I.S. Blackshaw 4. European and North American Models of Sports Organization J.A.R. Nafziger 5. Models of Sport Governance in the European Union R.C.R. Siekmann PART II: PROTECTION OF COMPETITION AND ATHLETES 6. Doping in Sport R.W. Pound 7. Gambling on Sports P. Anderson 8. Adjudicative Technology in Sports S. Gardiner 9. Athlete Eligibility Requirements M.J. Mitten and T. Davis 10. Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy K. Vieweg 11. Protection of Young Athletes S. Cornelius and P. Singh PART III: COMMERCIAL ISSUES 12. Competition Law and Labor Markets S.F. Ross 13. The Tampering Prohibition, Antitrust, and Transnational Agreements L. Kurlantzick 14. European Media Rights C. Watson 15. Comparative Intellectual Property Rights L. Colantuoni 16. United States Intellectual Property Rights A.J. Dreyer 17. Image Rights S. Cornelius 18. Event Sponsorships T. Jagodic 19. Players Agents R. Branco Martins and R. Parrish Index