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Sports Law News for the Week Ending January 28th

By Bennett Liebman

Sport court hits back in Olympics row

https://www.lawsociety.ie/gazette/top-stories/2022/sport-court-hits-back-in-olympics-row

Proposed French law to ban hijab in sport slammed as 'cruel' and 'exclusionary

https://www.givemesport.com/1828116-proposed-french-law-to-ban-hijab-in-sport-slammed-as-cruel-and-exclusionary

Women-only gym areas violate state discrimination law

https://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Court-Women-only-gym-areas-violate-state-16804098.php

TN bill would withhold money from schools for not determining gender for sports by using birth certificate

https://www.wbir.com/article/news/education/tn-bill-would-withhold-money-from-schools-for-not-determining-gender-for-sports-by-using-birth-certificate/51-6d3ad155-44cf-435b-bb56-f9dfd73f1b8d

Why are lawmakers preventing trans boys and men from playing in male sports?

https://www.si.com/golf-archives/2022/01/25/luc-esquivel-trans-sports-ban-boys-and-mens-teams-daily-cover

What's Next for European Sports Governance?

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/what-s-next-european-sports-governance-and-how-will-it-address-its-current

Legacy of the Djokovic saga

https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1118129/stephen-taylor-heath-blog

Angel Stadium land sale should stand even if Anaheim violated a state law

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nba/attorneys-angel-stadium-land-sale-should-stand-even-if-anaheim-violated-a-state-law/ar-AATeiDd

Developing a NIL policy

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/developing-a-nil-policy-student-athlete-8238012/

University of Arizona not responsible for off-campus assault by football player

https://homenewshere.com/national/sports/ncaa/article_1ca60384-99c2-5140-8382-646a04c32af5.html

New Iowa Legislation Reclassifies Student-Athletes as Employees

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/proposed-iowa-bill-continues-efforts-to-reclassify-student-athletes-employees

NCAA Can't Get 2nd Shot To Toss 'Employee' Suit, Court Told,

https://www.law360.com/articles/1458404/ncaa-can-t-get-2nd-shot-to-toss-employee-suit-court-told

NCAA Adopts New Transgender Policy Allowing Individual Sports to Set Eligibility

https://legalinsurrection.com/2022/01/ncaa-adopts-new-transgender-policy-allowing-individual-sports-to-set-eligibility/

Sharon Lewis terminated by LSU after filing lawsuit against school

https://www.theadvertiser.com/story/sports/college/lsu/2022/01/26/sharon-lewis-lsu-terminated-50-million-lawsuit-les-miles/9218522002/

Kristi Noem Says South Dakota's Transgender Sports Bill Will Be the 'Strongest' of Its Kind

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/landonmion/2022/01/23/kristi-noem-says-south-dakotas-transgender-sports-bill-will-be-the-strongest-of-its-kind-in-the-us-n2602233

Justice Breyer Retirement Joe Biden NCAA Alston Supreme Court

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/justice-breyer-retirement-2-1234659223/

Legality of League Punishments of Team Executives NBA NFL MLB NHL

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/legality-of-leagues-punishments-1234658946/

Kevin Ollie UConn Arbitration Victory Awarded $11.2 Million

https://www.sportico.com/law/analysis/2022/kevin-ollie-uconn-1234658881/

Daniel Snyder might be about to rename his team, but he still has to acknowledge the harm the old name caused

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/01/28/daniel-snyder-might-be-about-rename-his-team-he-still-has-acknowledge-harm-old-name-caused/

U.S. House will start investigation into Washington Football Team

https://richmond.com/sports/professional/u-s-house-will-start-investigation-into-washington-football-team-the-day-after-new-name/article_da08ead5-806b-5b69-9ef6-283dbf4fe8de.html

Baffert Testimony Runs Gamut in NYRA Case

https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/256398/baffert-testimony-runs-gamut-in-nyra-case

Ex-Zimbabwe captain reveals drugs, match-fixing scandal

https://apnews.com/article/sports-africa-zimbabwe-cricket-1e532cd1ebf8cae5a991f9aeeecdc729

Court of Arbitration of Sports Bulletin

https://www.tas-cas.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Bulletin_TAS_2021-02.pdf?utm_campaign=Articles&utm_content=195632671&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-145208608

Trustee in Evander Kane bankruptcy seeks to stop funding ex-NHL star's defamation claim

https://theathletic.com/3087172/2022/01/24/trustee-in-evander-kane-bankruptcy-seeks-to-stop-funding-ex-nhl-stars-defamation-claim/

Chargers chairman Dean Spanos sued by two nephews

https://www.latimes.com/sports/chargers/story/2022-01-22/chargers-owner-dean-spanos-sued-by-two-nephews

China calls for an end of 'U.S. interference' in Beijing Olympics

https://www.infobae.com/aroundtherings/articles/2022/01/27/china-calls-for-an-end-of-us-interference-in-beijing-olympics/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter


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