Welcome to The SLR

Introducing a new sports writing platform however rather than focusing on the purity of the sports we all love – it will discuss all Sports Law related issues for those studying the subject and the professionals currently within the industry.

 The Sports Law Report is a platform where industry professionals and current students are able to showcase their articles and reports on past, present and forecast future issues throughout the sports industry. 

We would like to welcome every person aspiring to be involved in the Sports industry to submit, engage and participate in current Sports Law and business debates no matter whether you are a student or industry expert.

Take a look our most recent articles below:

2020 a year in review… what has 2021 got in store?

As 2020 draws to a close, to many peoples delight, it creates a perfect opportunity to look back and review the “unprecedented year” and start looking towards what 2021 may have in store for the sporting world. 2020 began with major international governing bodies looking forward to the summer, where major competitions were due to…

Should Sports Governing Bodies be subject to Judicial Review?

In public law, judicial review is a method that a claimant can use to challenge the legality of decision made against them. The Judiciary have made it clear that the purpose of judicial review is not to deliberate over whether the decision made by the public body is right or wrong, but whether the right…

Specificity of Sport: An analysis of the Meca-Medina case.

Ever since the commercialisation of sport in the late 1970’s, an argument has developed regarding the involvement of the judiciary in the sports sector. It has been widely debated in the sports-legal sector as to whether sport, meaning the governing bodies that regulate sport, should have the autonomy to self-regulate. Perhaps the most famous advocate…

Concussion In Sport

Author: Josh Easterbrook A serious issue for Sporting Governing Bodies (hereinafter: SGB) is the problem of safeguarding participants when it comes to concussion. Concussion can be a result of the natural physicality of the sport or a result of violence outside the scope of consent/duty of care as discussed above. According to Dr Hans Förstl,…