Imageview Management Ltd v Jack – WLR Daily

Posted February 17th, 2009 in agency, fiduciary duty, law reports, sport by sally

Imageview Management Ltd v Jack [2009] EWCA Civ 63; [2009] WLR (D) 56

“An agent when negotiating with another person on behalf of his principal breached the fiduciary duty which he owed to his principal if at the same time he made with the other person an undisclosed side deal for his own benefit and there were a real possibility of conflict of interest. In such a case the agent was required to account to the principal in respect of the secret commission so received and was not entitled to receive any agency fees from the principal.”

WLR Daily, 17th February 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Sol Campbell: Three plead guilty to racist and homophobic chants – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 20th, 2009 in homosexuality, news, racism, sport by sally

“Three men have pleaded guilty to chanting homophobic and racist abuse at Sol Campbell during a football match.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th January 2009

Source: www.telegarph.co.uk

Footballer fined over “cuff” celebration – The Independent

Posted November 11th, 2008 in news, sport by sally

“Ipswich Town have fined midfielder and warned him about his future conduct following his goal celebration in the game against Blackpool on Saturday.”

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The Independent, 11th November 2008

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Canterbury Hockey Club and Another v Revenue and Customs Commissioners Case C-253/07 – Times Law Reports

Posted November 4th, 2008 in EC law, fees, law reports, sport, VAT by sally

Canterbury Hockey Club and Another v Revenue and Customs Commissioners Case C-253/07

Court of Justice of the European Communities

“Judgment October 16, 2008 Affiliation fees paid by sports clubs to an umbrella organisation in return for services supplied by the organisation were exempt from value-added tax if certain conditions were satisfied.”

The Times, 4th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Calzaghe and Warren court fight – BBC News

Posted October 27th, 2008 in contracts, news, sport by sally

“A High Court legal fight has begun between world champ boxer Joe Calzaghe and his former manager Frank Warren.”

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BBC News, 24th October 2008

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WRU’s High Court player-row win – BBC News

Posted October 27th, 2008 in contracts, news, sport by sally

“The Welsh Rugby Union has won a High Court battle with Wales’ four regions over the player-release row.”

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BBC News, 24th October 2008

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Damages for injured rugby player – BBC News

Posted October 21st, 2008 in damages, news, personal injuries, sport by sally

“A rugby player has settled his claim for damages after suffering a serious eye injury which left him partially sighted.”

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BBC News, 20th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Rugby player sues over injuries – BBC News

Posted October 16th, 2008 in news, personal injuries, sport by sally

“A rugby player is claiming damages after suffering a serious eye injury which ended his career.”

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BBC News, 15th October 2008

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Ear-biting rugby player is jailed – BBC News

Posted September 26th, 2008 in news, sentencing, sport, wounding by sally

“A rugby player who bit off a piece of an opponent’s ear during a match, after the referee had awarded a penalty, has been jailed for a year.”

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BBC News, 25th September 2008

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CPS announces “lead football prosecutors” to tackle football hooliganism – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 15th, 2008 in Crown Prosecution Service, news, sport, violence by sally

“The creation of lead football prosecutors in all Areas and new instructions on evidence for prosecutors are part of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) amended Guidance on Football Related Offences.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 14th August 2008

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

FA will seek 15-game ban for Barton over Dabo assault – The Guardian

Posted August 1st, 2008 in assault, news, sport by sally

“Joey Barton faces a potentially lengthy ban after being charged with violent conduct by the Football Association last night.”

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The Guardian, 1st August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Gravil v Carroll and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted July 22nd, 2008 in assault, law reports, sport, vicarious liability by sally

Gravil v Carroll and Another

Court of Appeal

“A rugby club was vicariously liable for an assault by one of its semi-professional players on a member of the opposing team during a match.”

The Times, 22nd July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Chambers fails to have Olympic ban overturned – The Guardian

Posted July 18th, 2008 in drug abuse, news, restraint of trade, sport by sally

“Sprinter unsuccessful in bid to compete in Beijing Games.”

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The Guardian, 18th July 2008

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Wimbledon 2008: Eleven tennis stalkers banned – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 24th, 2008 in harassment, news, sport by sally

“Eleven stalkers known to target players such as Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters have been banned from Wimbledon and warned to stay away from the area.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Gravil v Carroll and another – WLR Daily

Posted June 20th, 2008 in assault, law reports, personal injuries, sport by sally

Gravil v Carroll and another [2008] EWCA Civ 689; [2008] WLR (D) 197

A tortious assault by one rugby player on a member of the opposing team during a match was so closely connected with his employment by the rugby club that it was fair and just to hold the club vicariously liable for injury to the opponent.”

WLR Daily, 19th June 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Club must pay damages after player punched opponent – The Independent

Posted June 18th, 2008 in damages, news, personal injuries, sport by sally

“A rugby club must pay damages for injuries caused when one of its semi-professional players hit an opponent during a match, the Court of Appeal ruled today.”

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The Independent, 18th June 2008

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People injured in hazardous activities only have themselves to blame, court rules – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 13th, 2008 in damages, news, personal injuries, sport by sally

“People who injure themselves during hazardous sporting activities can blame no one but themselves, the appeal court has ruled.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Harry Redknapp launches High Court action – The Times

Posted May 2nd, 2008 in corruption, news, sport by sally

“Harry Redknapp, the Portsmouth manager, is launching a High Court action in London today over his arrest as part of the police inquiry into alleged corruption in football.”

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The Times, 2nd May 2008

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League in court bid to pull plug on cheaper TV games – The Independent

Posted April 17th, 2008 in media, news, sport by sally

“The Premier League launched a High Court action yesterday to blow the whistle on cheaper live televised matches. ”

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The Independent, 16th April 2008

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FA seeks power to dock points from clubs for religious abuse – The Guardian

Posted April 4th, 2008 in news, racism, sport by sally

“English football clubs could be docked points from their league campaigns as part of a new zero-tolerance policy against fans who engage in antisemitic or Islamophobic abuse, the FA said yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 4th April 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk