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BIG(3) developments – opening the doors for cannabis in the North American sports market?

March 27, 2019

Posted in Regulations
In June 2018, the BIG3, a professional 3-on-3 basketball league featuring former NBA players, announced that it would permit its players to use cannabidiol (CBD) for pain treatment and recovery.

The good, the bad and the ugly

March 25, 2019

Sport was made for television. And television was made for sport.

“No fault”, no worries for the NRL?

March 22, 2019

The National Rugby League (NRL) is back for another season and round one has certainly come as a welcome distraction for the game’s governing body after one of the most controversial off-seasons in recent memory.

Now you see it... now you don't: key legal issues for virtual advertising

March 22, 2019

Virtual advertising is the insertion of non-physical (virtual) advertising material into a broadcast of a live event.

Jockeying begins for inevitable growth in U.S. sports betting

March 21, 2019

Posted in Regulations
In a recently announced transaction, 888, a Gibraltar-based global gambling organization, acquired online sports betting platform BetBright for £15 million ($19.8 million).

Steinhoff, the cost to South African rugby?

March 12, 2019

Posted in Rugby
The Steinhoff Saga, possibly the biggest case of corporate fraud in South African history, has dominated South African and global news headlines since the company’s share price collapsed on 5 December 2017, when its CEO, Markus Jooste, resigned and the company admitted to accounting irregularities.