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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Sports Law: hot topics and news

1 October 2019

In Italian sports law, it is now the season of evolution. Enacted on 17 June of this year, the new Code of Sports Justice of the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC) aspires to administer timely and consistent justice within the federation.

And on the field, we have seen a fantastic result from the Italian national women's football team at the world championship in France! This latest stellar performance means we should no longer wait to reform the traditional distinction between professional and amateur athletes, to guarantee to athletes of both genders a level of protection that is commensurate to the level of their performance and hard work

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