ISLA provides to you a list of links to information on websites, published by third parties from all over the world. All of them related to the topics Covid-19 and Sports, most of them dealing with legal issues. We are eager to keep the list updated which means further links, wa get aware of, will be added from time to time. Members of ISLA are welcome to provide links to Corona & Sports (& Law) topics published by them. Please send the links to mail@islasportlawyer.com and they will be uploaded by our Media Team. By providing the links, ISLA does not intend to imply that it in whatsoever way endorses or approves the linked content, be it facts, opinions or advice.

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Official News/Help Pages of Sports Associations

 

1.       Answers to the most urgent questions, resolutions, news and offers of help by German Football Association (DFB) https://www.dfb.de/news/detail/corona-krise-fragen-und-antworten-fuer-sportvereine-214496/

GER

2.       Information on different questions on Corona and Sports of German NOC (DOSB) (e.g. qualification issues, Support Fund for Athletes) https://www.dosb.de/medien-service/coronavirus/?und=#c24339

GER

3.       GAISF and SportAccord President Raffaele Chiulli addressed a letter of support to its Members

https://gaisf.sport/gaisf-president-raffaele-chiulli-we-must-all-work-as-a-team/

INT (CHE)

Legal Issues of Corona and Sports

General:

1.       Interview on player contracts in German soccer-Bundesliga

https://www.sportschau.de/fussball/allgemein/video-spielervertraege-transferfenster—anwalt-lambertz-zu-fragen-um-den-fussball-100.html

GER

2.       Answers to different questions on ticket-sales, employment contracts and contracts in general. Provided by HÄRTING Rechtsanwälte

https://sportsandlaw.de/wegen-coronavirus-rechtsfragen-rund-um-den-sport

GER

3.       Prof. Dr. Philipp Fischinger answers questions on player contracts in German soccer-Bundesliga

https://www.ruhr24.de/s04/coronavirus-fussball-dr-philipp-fischinger-mannheim-vertraege-bundesliga-neue-saison-1-juli-zr-13611917.html

GER

4.       Foley & Lardner LLP touches on the commercial impact of COVID-19 an its implications for the sports and entertainment industry

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/managing-commercial-impact-coronavirus-implications-sports-entertainment-industry

USA

Contractual Issues:

1.       Norton Rose Fulbright on the impact of a global pandemic on sports related contracts

https://insidesportslaw.com/blog/2020/sick-days-the-impact-of-a-global-pandemic-on-sports-related-contracts/

CAN

2.       Discussion on legal issues in sport by Nick de Marco QC

https://www.sportslawbulletin.org/coronavirus-sport-law-frustration-and-force-majeure/

GBR

3.       Statement by Martens Rechtsanwälte on FIFA circular concerning regulatory issues arising from COVID-19

http://martens-lawyers.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Martens-Info-zu-FIFA-Rundschreiben-1714.pdf

GER

Labour Law:

1.       Answers to legal questions concerning sports by Corinna vom Berg. Part 1.

http://sportrechtblog.de/der-sport-im-lichte-der-corona-pandemie/

GER

2.       Answers to legal questions concerning sports by Corinna vom Berg. Part 2.

http://sportrechtblog.de/der-sport-im-lichte-der-corona-pandemie-ii/

GER

3.       Answers to legal questions concerning sports by Corinna vom Berg. Part 3.

http://sportrechtblog.de/der-sport-im-lichte-der-corona-pandemie-3-liga-pause/

GER

General News related to COVID-19 and Sports

1.       Opinion piece on COVID-19 as an opportunity to overhaul sport

https://www-walesonline-co-uk.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.walesonline.co.uk/news/news-opinion/covid-19-opportunity-radically-overhaul-18074007.amp

GBR

2.       Opinion piece on COVID-19 as an opportunity to overhaul sport

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/mar/27/tokyo-2021-big-sport-circus-give-olympics-back

GBR

3.       Opinion piece on COVID-19 as an opportunity to overhaul sport

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/25/coronavirus-live-sport-fans-commitments

GBR

4.       Opportunities for business arising from COVID-19
https://www.rsm.global/newzealand/news/opportunity-thinking-thanks-covid-19

NZL

5.       Impact of COVID-19 on sports leagues

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/sports/2020/03/06/coronavirus-what-would-sports-us-look-like-without-fans/4951168002/

USA

6.       Mind Game about sport after COVID-19

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-29/sport-post-coronavirus/12099598

USA

7.       News about an identified case on Novogorsk sports base

https://www.ilawjournals.com/on-sports-base-in-novogorsk-identified-case-of-infection-with-coronavirus

 

8.       Impact of COVID-19 on Coty sporting events

https://www.crainsnewyork.com/sports/city-sporting-events-face-virus-reckoning

USA

9.       Possible legal battles between corporate sponsors and NBA teams over contractual obligations

https://www.si.com/nba/2020/03/08/coronavirus-sports-job-losses-sponsorship-lawsuits

USA

10.   Mind Game on youth sports after COVID-19 and possible changes

https://changingthegameproject.com/reimagining-youth-sports-in-a-post-covid-19-world/

USA

COVID-19 and its Impact on Sports in Finance and Marketing

1.       The role of philanthropy in times of COVID-19 and possible opportunities in sport

https://www.philanthropy.org.au/blog/view/helping-community-sport-tackle-COVID-19/

AUS

2.       COVID-19 and its effect on football leagues in different parts of the world

https://www.sports.legal/2020/02/coronavirus-and-its-effect-on-world-football/

GBR

3.       Top UK-Soccer Clubs might sign contracts to prevent each other from poaching players

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-8219075/Premier-League-Championship-clubs-eye-truce-prevent-poaching-players.html

GBR

4.       Consequences of the sports industry suffering on sports marketing

https://www.adexchanger.com/digital-tv/coronavirus-stopped-all-sports-right-now-will-it-crush-sports-marketing-this-year/

USA

Webinars, Surveys, Podcasts etc.

1.       Podcast with Bowls Australia CEO and Australia’s national bowls coach on impact of COVID-19 on bowls

https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=625504

AUS

2.       Webinar by DLA Piper on the Impact of COVID-19 on the sports sector: current situation, legal tools and practical steps

https://www.dlapiper.com/en/uk/insights/events/2020/03/webinar-impact-of-coronavirus-covid-19-on-the-sports-sector/18-march-20/

INT (GBR)

3.       Survey on the impact of COVID-19 on NZ Business Owner Succession

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QV52PT3

NZL

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