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Update on the gender discrimination lawsuit by US women’s national soccer team

April 29, 2020

Last year, we wrote about the class action lawsuit commenced by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (the Plaintiffs or WNT) against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) alleging unequal pay and treatment.

Why is June 30 suddenly the key date in European football?

April 28, 2020

As football governing bodies across Europe attempt to formulate plans on how to complete the remainder of the 2019/20 season, one date is central to all of these discussions: June 30 2020.

COVID-19: frustrating a sporting nation

April 14, 2020

Sport around the world has become collateral damage of another world health crisis. In Australia, as an exponential number of people are forced into self-isolation by the emerging and potentially deadly coronavirus (COVID-19), the enjoyment they experience from sport is compromised at a time when many normally would seek refuge in watching their favourite team.

A tech guy with a jumper: how an NBA player plans to transform his contract into a tokenized investment vehicle

April 03, 2020

Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets (the Nets) is having a career year in the National Basketball Association (the NBA), both on and off the court.

Sick Days: the impact of a global pandemic on sports related contracts

April 01, 2020

The past few weeks have seen the widespread cancellation of sporting events around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NBA, NHL, MLS, and MLB seasons have been postponed, NCAA’s March Madness tournament has been cancelled, soccer across Europe has been suspended, and the USA PGA Championship and the Masters will be postponed.