The new article 223 of the Administrative Rules of the LFP imposes that commercial disputes of an amount greater than €50.000 relating to the loans and transfers of players between French professional clubs, must be submitted to arbitration by the Chambre arbitrale du sport ( CASE).
If food supplements are not on the World Anti-Doping Agency's list of prohibited products (transposed into the Sports Code), athletes must remain vigilant because of the risk of contamination with prohibited products.
The Court of Cassation rejects the appeal of the Council of the Bar Association of Paris and confirms the cancellation of the article of the internal regulations of the Paris Bar which had authorized in 2020 lawyers to exercise the activity of intermediation sports, without a sports agent license.
On August 18, 2022, the Minister of Sports adopted an order noting compliance with the Sports Code of the modifications that the National Handball League (NHL) made to its statutes in March 2022, with the agreement of the French Handball Federation. (FFH).
The DNCG Appeals Committee confirmed the decision taken by the Professional Clubs Control Committee which pronounced the administrative demotion of the Girondins de Bordeaux to National 1 (financial difficulties). What are the means of appeal to challenge this decision?
The law aimed at democratizing sport in France was adopted by the National Assembly on February 24, 2022. The text allows professional leagues to create a commercial company for the management and marketing of the rights to exploit the sporting events they organize
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected the request filed by the Russian Football Federation against the decisions of the UEFA Executive Committee and the FIFA Council suspending the participation of Russian clubs and national teams in their competitions.
FIFA has added an appendix 7 to the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players: “Temporary rules in response to the exceptional situation linked to the war in Ukraine”. These temporary provisions relate in particular to the rules for the registration and employment of players and coaches.
The decree relating to the conditions for granting and withdrawing the delegation granted to sports federations as well as the content and terms of the delegation contract was published on February 25, 2022. It modifies the mechanism for granting, refusing and withdrawal of the delegation.
The Council of State validates the option for the Sanctions Commission of the AFLD to reduce the duration of a sanction taken against an athlete for the use of unspecified substances when the circumstances of the case justify it with regard to the principle of proportionality .
Since January 1, 2021, the International Football Association Board ("IFAB") has been offering protocols to protect the football player who has suffered a concussion without numerically disadvantage his team and is experimenting with the possibility of an additional permanent replacement.
Player loans will be subject to new regulations on July 1, 2022, which are part of the third group of reforms to the international transfer system – transfers of minors, loan contracts and squad sizes, registration periods, financial regulations .
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