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Support from WADA Independent Commission chairman Pound offers Coe mandate to continue as IAAF...

Sebastian Coe has effectively had his short-term future as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) secured after he received the backing...

Adidas to end IAAF sponsorship in wake of doping scandal, reports claim

Adidas is to terminate its sponsorship deal with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) four years early as a result of the doping...

Conference report: Trends in Sports Law in Europe and the US

The Sports Lawyer Association (SLA) and the Paris-based Union International des Advocats (UIA) held a successful joint session last month in Miami, Florida, to...

COLLEGE ATHLETIC UNIONS, THE NCAA, AND ALICE IN WONDERLAND

I have always loved Lewis Carroll, whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a mathematician, logician famous for his fantasy tales of a young...

Lance Armstrong Being Sued by The Sunday Times for £1 million

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is being sued for £1 million ($1.6 million/€1.2 million) by British newspaper, The Sunday Times, over his libel action against...

Overall Impressions from the ANOC General Assembly

There was a warm welcome feeling about the way the Extraordinary Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly in Lausanne was conducted, according...

SportAccord Replaces Gaillard with New General Director

SportAccord general director Vincent Gaillard has been replaced by Stefan Vlad Marinescu, it was announced at the Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne today. The...

Antitrust and the NCAA: Is there a better way?

Antitrust actions against the NCAA are numerous lately: the ongoing O’Bannon v. NCAA involves name, image, and likeness rights in collegiate sports as an example. Is the NCAA...

Olympic Boycotts Do Not Work

The Honorable Lindsey Graham, Republican, South Carolina, United States Senate 290 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510-4001 Dear Sen. Graham: Please allow me to start with a...

Moon Dae-sung Suspended as IOC Member Over Plagiarism

South Korea's Moon Dae-sung has been suspended as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over alleged plagiarism of his doctoral thesis. The decision,...

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