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Appeal against Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on the IAAF Eligibility Regulations for the Female Classification

Appeal against Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on the IAAF Eligibility Regulations for the Female Classification

  • 16/05/2019 5:50:00 AM
Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced that it will appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) recent decision confirming the validity of proposed eligibility regulations of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on restricting female athletes who have “differences of sex development” from competing in certain international athletic events. The initial challenge against the validity of the regulations was brought by ASA and also South African runner Caster Se...
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MELBOURNE SEMINAR - Child Safety in Sport

MELBOURNE SEMINAR - Child Safety in Sport

  • 11/05/2019 5:18:00 PM
Join us on 4th June 2019 for our Child Safety in Sport Seminar. The aim of the seminar is to offer a review of recent developments and trends in the area of sports law and the evolving obligations of schools, sporting clubs and associations to protect children in sport.
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Israel Folau Requests Rugby Australia Code of Conduct Hearing

Israel Folau Requests Rugby Australia Code of Conduct Hearing

  • 18/04/2019 5:50:00 AM
Israel Folau, arguably Australia’s best rugby union player, has today elected to proceed to a Code of Conduct hearing in relation to alleged breaches of the Code of Conduct applying to him as a professional rugby union player for Australia following social media posts of his which included a statement that homosexual people will go to hell. The Code of Conduct hearing will be a closed hearing, with a date to be set shortly. Folau risks the termination of his Rugby Australia playing contract in ...
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Integrity Investigation recommendations for sporting organisations

Integrity Investigation recommendations for sporting organisations

  • 15/04/2019 6:27:00 PM
Integrity has found itself at the centre of much discussion in sport in recent times. This brief report outlines key recommendations relating to integrity investigations that will assist senior management personnel to develop stronger integrity-related frameworks within their sport.
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A quick guide for athletes on WADA whereabouts requirements

A quick guide for athletes on WADA whereabouts requirements

  • 13/04/2019 10:08:00 AM
Accurate whereabouts information is essential to ensure the effectiveness of out of competition anti-doping programs in sport. This article outlines the framework that applies to athletes who are required to provide their whereabouts information by their own International Federation and National Anti-Doping Organisation, for the purposes of being tested out of competition and without notice. Failure to provide accurate whereabouts information or to be available for testing at the athlete’s spec...
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Integrity Matters - A New Central Body to Respond to Sports Integrity Concerns in Australia

Integrity Matters - A New Central Body to Respond to Sports Integrity Concerns in Australia

  • 15/03/2019 4:07:00 PM
The Federal Government has recently responded to the Review of Australia’s Sports Integrity Arrangements with a commitment to establish a new National Sports Integrity Commission called Sports Integrity Australia. The Government has also announced the establishment of a National Sports Tribunal, with the aim of providing timely and cost-effective dispute resolution services to the sports industry for integrity-related disputes.
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