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
What is tax? If you asked the average person, they might tell you it is a fee imposed by governments on your income and assets, in order to raise revenue, which they may use in various ways. Although the concept of tax is well known and understood by most, not many know what it really … Continue reading Tax in Sports
On 6th June 2019, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) registered an Appeal filed by Manchester City Football Club (MCFC). The Appeal was against the decision taken by the Investigatory Chamber (IC) of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) to refer the pending case against MCFC to the Adjudicatory Chamber (AC) of the CFCB. … Continue reading Man City v UEFA: Is their CAS Appeal admissible?
I. Introduction Virtual currencies have recently captured the attention of every government, prominent software company, bank and financial institution. The concept of digital currencies such as Bitcoin has generated sudden curiosity in recent years, even to those who do not know about the potential benefits they have to offer. Virtual currencies are based on blockchain … Continue reading Crypto, Blockchain & Football Clubs