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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to cover recent issues in Sports law. The first is the question of when an athlete’s behaviour will constitute a ‘failure to submit to sample collection’ under the World Anti-Doping Code. The second is the controversial Kaisa Varis ruling from March 2009 and the consequences of anti-doping organisations and laboratories not sticking strictly to their own rules and regulations.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the procedural requirements for sample collection under the World Anti-Doping Code;
  • Know the recent cases that have addressed the circumstances in which an athlete’s behaviour will constitute a ‘failure to submit to sample collection’ under the Code;
  • Understand the principles laid down by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the Kaisa Varis ruling;
  • Know why this decision has polarized opinion.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • World Anti-Doping Agency Code;
  • CAS 2008/A/1557, WADA v CONI, FIGC, Mannini & Possanzini;
  • CAS 2008/A/1551, WADA v CONI, FIGC & Cherubin;
  • CAS 2008/A/1738, WADA v DEB & Busch.
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In this CPDcast, Mike Morgan, a solicitor from the Commercial & Dispute Resolution (Sports Law) group at Hammonds discusses 2 contentious issues in the anti-doping community.

podcast added 16/07/2010

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-07-30

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