Sport and the Law

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UNSW Press, 2009 - Law - 313 pages
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Explaining Australian law as it applies to sports franchises, clubs, and individual athletes, this guide describes key concepts in simple terms and covers issues such as contracts, negligence, defamation, doping, and the responsibilities of owners and players. This edition adds new material on civil liability amendments, global broadcast rights, insurance and risk management, and recent legal actions arising from the Beijing Olympics.
 

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Contents

1The sportlaw intersection
1
2 Commercialisation and politics in sport
21
3 The legal nature of sporting organisations
32
4 Contracts
48
5 Sports sponsorship and sporting reputation
78
6 The conduct of sporting tribunals
109
7 Sports injuries and compensation
127
8 Insurance and risk management
174
9 Criminal liability
189
10 Discrimination and other issues
202
11 Sport and taxation
218
12 Antidoping
227
Notes
250
Table of cases
285
Index
302
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Deborah Healey is a widely sought-after media commentator and a senior lecturer in the faculty of law at the University of New South Wales, where she teaches competition law, tort, and the commercial and legal aspects of sports.

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