The sources and interpretation of Olympic Law

James, Mark and Osborn, Guy (2012) The sources and interpretation of Olympic Law. Legal Information Management, 12 (02). pp. 80-86. ISSN 1472-6696

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Abstract

In this article, Mark James and Guy Osborn discuss how the relationships between the various members of the Olympic Movement are governed by the Olympic Charter and the legal framework within which an edition of the Olympic Games is organised. The legal status of the Charter and its interpretation by the Court of Arbitration for Sport are examined to identify who is subject to its terms and how challenges to its requirements can be made. Finally, by using the UK legislation that has been enacted to regulate advertising and trading at London 2012, the far-reaching and sometimes unexpected reach of Olympic Law is explored.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sports law, Olympic Charter, Olympic Games, Court of Arbitration for Sport
Subjects: M200 Law by Topic
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Northumbria Law School
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2013 15:19
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2016 00:18
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/13543

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