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Sporting Bodies & Boycotts: The law reviewed

Sport has been mixed with politics since the original Olympics. It became wholly so during the Cold War. So, with the ongoing, horrendous invasion of Ukraine, what is the law of expelling countries from sport?

Tim O’Connor BL of the Sports Law Bar Association explains.

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Game, Set, Match: How would the Djokovic saga play out here?

The defending champion, Novak Djokovic, would normally be accelerating through the knock-out stages of the Australian Tennis Open.

 

Instead, he is now in Serbia. To get to this point has been anything but quiet or simple, but fascinating in what it shows about the intersection of sports law and immigration law. Could it happen here?