Handbook on International Sports Law

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James A. R. Nafziger, Stephen F. Ross
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011 - Law - 567 pages
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Despite taking a wide variety of forms, sport is universal. Circumstances and events generating legal issues in sport are similarly universal, but sport operates under many legal systems worldwide. Fragmentation and inconsistency in legal outcomes often r
 

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Contents

1 International sports law
3
2 The Court of Arbitration for Sport
32
3 Mediating sports disputes
65
4 European and North American models of sports organization
88
5 Models of sport governance within the European Union
112
PART II PROTECTION OF COMPETITION AND ATHLETES
131
6 Doping in sport
133
7 Gambling on sports
162
PART III COMMERCIAL ISSUES
309
12 Competition law and labor markets
311
13 The tampering prohibition antitrust and agreements between American and foreign sports leagues
339
14 European regulation of media rights
398
a comparative overview of the USA UK and Italy
429
16 Recent sportsrelated issues in US intellectual property law
460
17 Image rights
497
18 Legal aspects of international event sponsorship
518

8 Adjudicative technology in sports
208
9 Athlete eligibility requirements and legal issues
223
10 Antidiscrimination law and policy
258
11 Protection of young athletes
294
19 Players agents
545
Index
559
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James A. R. Nafziger is Thomas B. Stoel Professor of Law and Director of International Programs at the Willamette University College of Law. A former President of the American Branch of the International Law Association, he serves as Chair of the ILA's Cultural Heritage Law Committee. Professor Nafziger is the author of International Sports Law and co-editor of The Cultural Heritage of Mankind and Cultural Heritage Issues: The Legacy of Conquest, Colonization and Commerce.

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