News: Legal

New Centre for Sport and Human Rights looks to address global sport’s human rights crisis

A new global body that aims to ensure all stakeholders in sport have their human rights respected, protected and promoted has been established. Granted the status of being an independent…

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Jul 8, 2021 Legal / Safety / Sport /


27 officials punished over Chinese cross-country marathon event at which 21 people died

China authorities have reportedly punished 27 government officials deemed responsible for the deaths of 21 people during a mountain marathon cross-country race last month. The deaths…

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Jun 15, 2021 Events / Legal / Safety / Sport /


Peloton recalls treadmills in the US and UK after child’s death

Exercise media company Peloton has announced that it is recalling over 100,000 of its treadmills in the USA and UK following their alleged link to the death of a six-year-old child. The…

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May 5, 2021 Fitness / Legal / Retail / Safety /


Chinese Football Association disqualifies six clubs over financial problems

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) has disqualified six clubs from taking part in its professional leagues for the 2021 season, as a result of financial problems. Following years of…

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Apr 1, 2021 Finance / Legal / Sport /


CAS finds Asian Football Confederation guilty of discrimination, interference and denial of justice

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has found the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) guilty of discrimination against female candidates, third-party interference and denial of…

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Feb 15, 2021 Legal / Sport /


Casino operator Crown Resorts under investigation for money laundering

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has revealed it is being investigated for possible breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. The company - which has…

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Oct 23, 2020 Hospitality / Legal / Venues /


Les Mills Asia Pacific reveals new training format for instructors

Leading group fitness brand Les Mills Asia Pacific is, for the first time in its history, delivering their Q4 Quarterly Workshops as a blend of in-person workshops and online eWorkshops,…

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Oct 23, 2020 Education / Fitness / Legal / Marketing / Technology /


Body Fit Training and F45 ramp up legal battle over patents

The legal battle between popular Australian-created functional fitness franchises F45 Training and Body Fit Training has been stepped up as they dispute over business strategies and the use…

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Oct 9, 2020 Fitness / Legal /



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