Sport and the Law
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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.
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.
"Represents the most informed and concentrated reference guide to assist us all in exploring legal sporting issues." —David Gallop, chief executive, National Rugby League