A Brief History In 1999 the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established following the World Conference on Doping in Sport held in Lausanne, Switzerland, as a result of what was called the "Declaration of Lausanne" by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). As an independent governing body, WADA's goal is to "promote, coordinate, and monitor the fight against … Continue reading WADA & Whereabouts
When we think about football, we've come a long way from English villages kicking a pigs bladder between them. Football has become a commercial product, extending far beyond the pitch. For example: Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed Instagram user with 190 million followers. Not a politician, not a singer, not an actor, but a … Continue reading Image Rights of Footballers
“No one likes us; we don't care!” This is a famous chant that used to be sung by Millwall supporters as a response to near constant criticism, from the press and the football governing bodies. Notwithstanding, this chant could easily be sung by football agents over the last couple of decades. Since the profession started … Continue reading The Endless War Against Agents: A Cap on Commission?
Social media and new technologies have taken the world by storm in the last decade. It is now impossible to imagine an industry that has not been directly impacted by this phenomenon, including sports. Since the rise of social media, sports have become more accessible and widespread. Fans can get the most updated sports results, … Continue reading Social Media in Sports