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Guest Editor’s Introduction

Authors: A. Duval


Bosman: One for All ...

Authors: S. Van Den Bogaert


The Role of EU Competition Law in Tackling Abuse of Regulatory Power by Sports Associations

Authors: B. Van Rompuy

Abstract: In his opinion in Bosman, Advocate General Lenz called attention to the function of EU competition law to control the private regulatory power of international sports associations. The true potential of EU competition law to protect athletes and ot...


A Critical Analysis of the Application of State Aid Rules to Sport

Authors: P. Nicolaides

Abstract: This article examines the application of state aid rules to sport and sport infrastructure. Sporting activities and their public financing fall within the scope of Article 107(1) TFEU when such activities are economic in nature. The article examine...


The Court of Arbitration for Sport and EU Law: Chronicle of an Encounter

Authors: A. Duval

Abstract: At the time when the Bosman case was decided, nearly twenty years ago, few could have predicted that one of its main institutional legacies would be the transformation of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne into a true ‘Supreme Cou...


Article 17 of the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players: Compatibility with EU Law

Authors: R. Parrish

Abstract: Article 17 of the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players governs the consequences of a unilateral termination of a professional footballer’s employment contract without just cause. The interpretation of this measure by the Court of ...


The Stamina of the Bosman Legacy: The European Union and the Revision of the World Anti-Doping Code (2011–2013)

Authors: J. Kornbeck

Abstract: The article argues that athletes’ right to take decisions from sports governing bodies and specialized sporting bodies to court for judicial review and redress is a cornerstone of the ‘Bosman legacy’ which can be said to have been produced by the C...


Towards a Sporting Nationality?

Authors: A.S. Wollmann, O. Vonk, G-R- De Groot

Abstract: Introducing a ‘sporting nationality’ that is completely independent of the standard legal nationality linking individuals to a state is neither feasible nor desirable, as the term nationality and its connotations are broader than the mere sporting ...