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The Court of Arbitration for Sports hears Russia appeal against International Olympic Committee ban

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The Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) heard Russia’s appeal Friday against the sanctions imposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC). Subsequently, a majority of global sports federations barred athletes from the respective countries.

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Ex-CBS Sports Chair Denies Fixing NFL Sunday Ticket Price

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The recently retired chairman of CBS Sports on Tuesday told a California federal jury considering multibillion-dollar antitrust claims against the NFL that his network didn't collude with the league to fix the price of the DirecTV Sunday Ticket television package.

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Biglaw Wants In On Those Sweet Professional Sports Deals

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The post Biglaw Wants In On Those Sweet Professional Sports Deals appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw goes where the money is.

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India dispatch: Supreme Court flip allowing controversial animal sports shifts responsibility for policing cruelty from judiciary to executive

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The five-judge Constitution Bench, headed by Justice KM Joseph, upheld the constitutional validity of amendments to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 (the “Act”) by the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra, and allowed the conduct of animal sports like Jallikattu, Kambala and bull-cart racing in the respective states.

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Sporting Goods Co. Can't Shake Football Helmet Patent Case

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An Illinois federal judge said Wednesday a jury should decide the issues in a lawsuit claiming a brand of helmets made by sporting goods manufacturer Certor Sports infringes a patent owned by another company, refusing to let Certor out of the suit.

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“Clarence Thomas Enlists Lawyer to Fight ‘Political Blood Sport’”

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“Clarence Thomas Enlists Lawyer to Fight ‘Political Blood Sport’”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson and Lydia Wheeler of Bloomberg Law have this report. The post “Clarence Thomas Enlists Lawyer to Fight ‘Political Blood Sport’” appeared first on How Appealing.

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Parenting A Transgender Child Through Sports Bans

Above The Law

Nineteen states have banned transgender athletes from playing on sports teams that do not align with the gender indicated on the student’s birth certificate, and there are many more bills cruelly slashing their way through state houses. The post Parenting A Transgender Child Through Sports Bans appeared first on Above the Law.

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