Sports Law

Second edition

by Mark James

Useful links and additional resources


General Interest

News & information

Journals & online resources

Twitter feeds


Chapter 1: What is sports law?

Legislation

Articles

Resources


Chapter 2: Challenging governing bodies in English law

Articles

  • Anderson, ‘Keeping sports out of the courts: the use of alternative dispute resolution in Irish sport’ (2010) 76(4) Arbitration 647
  • Ellson and Lohn, ‘Whose rules are we playing by?’ (2005) 3(2) Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, online:
    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/eslj/issues/volume3/number2/ellson_lohn
  • Proctor, ‘Dispute resolution in sport: the role of Sport Resolutions (UK)’ [2010] 1 International Sports Law Review 3

Resources


Chapter 3: Challenging governing bodies before the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Articles

  • Amos, ‘Inadvertent doping and the WADA Code’ (2008) 19(1) Bond Law Review article 1
  • Foster, ‘Lex sportiva and lex ludica: the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s jurisprudence’ (2004) 3(2) Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, online:
    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/eslj/issues/volume3/number2/foster/
  • Vromans, ‘Wickmayer and Malisse v Vlaamse Gemeenschap: Case No.09/1747/c of December 14, 2009’ [2010] 2 International Sports Law Review 44

Resources


Chapter 4: Liability for injuries caused by other participants

Resources


Chapter 5: Liability for injuries caused by non-participants

Articles

  • Limb, ‘Between a rock and a court case – tortious liability in adventure sports cases’ [2013] 1 JPIL 7-18

Hearings

Resources


Chapter 6: Sports participation and the criminal law

Resources – criminal law

Resources - child protection

Report


Chapter 7: The legality of fighting sports

Articles

  • Bettinson and Tristram, The National Sporting Club past and present, (1902, Sands and Co) available at:
    http://openlibrary.org/details/nationalsportin00trisgoog
  • Buse, ‘No holds barred sport fighting: a 10 year review of mixed martial arts competition’ (2006) 40 British Journal of Sports Medicine 169

Resources


Chapter 8: Liability for dangerous premises and dangerous events

Resources


Chapter 9 Stadium disasters and spectator safety

Hillsborough

Resources


Chapter 10: Crowd disorder and football hooliganism

Legislation

Articles

  • Broadbent, ‘Swearing and s.5 Public Order Act 1986’ (2013) 77(2) Journal of Criminal Law 98

Resources


Chapter 11: Regulating sporting relationships in English law

Articles

Hearings


Chapter 12: Regulating sporting relationships in EU law

Reports

Resources


Chapter 13: The fan as consumer and the commercial exploitation of sport

Articles

  • Walsh, ‘Are personality rights finally on the UK agenda?’ (2013) 35(5) European Intellectual Property Review 253

Resources – touting

Articles – broadcasting

  • Geey, ‘The legality of football broadcasts in the UK and the lack of choice for publicans in the Premier League broadcasting market’ (2007) 5(1) Entertainment and Sports Law Journal:
    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/eslj/issues/volume5/number1/geey
  • Geey and James, ‘The Premier League-European Commission broadcasting negotiations’ (2006) 4(1) Entertainment and Sports Law Review:
    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/eslj/issues/volume4/number1/geey_james
  • Lefever, Cannie and Valcke, ‘Watching live sport on television: a human right? The right to information and the list of major events regime’ [2010] 4 European Human Rights Law Review 396
  • Lefever and Werkers, ‘Digital sports content: the rise of new media players and the legal consequences in terms of obligations and liability risk’ (2010) 21(6) Entertainment Law Review 215
  • Massey, ‘Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) v Euroview Sport Ltd - extra time? English courts refer further questions to the European Court of Justice on copyright and conditional access relating to football broadcasts in Europe’ (2010) 21(7) Entertainment Law Review 278

Chapter 14: Olympic law and sporting mega-events

Article

Resources