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  1. 5 August 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Cold comfort as anti-doping plays catch up

    Retrospective testing is catching up with drug cheats in sport, but a University of Melbourne expert explores how far back it can go, and is it cold comfort?

  2. 30 April 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Rugby Australia vs Israel Folau

    Ahead of a hearing on rugby star Israel Folau’s alleged breach of contract over social media posts a University of Melbourne expert assesses the legal arguments

  3. 4 January 2019 - Legal Affairs

    When sports chatter becomes social commentary

    From sandpapered cricket balls to domestic violence, 2018 reminded us sport can be a prism to confront social issues says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 30 October 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Why ‘winning without counting the costs’ must end

    The review of Cricket Australia's culture and governance has implications for all Australian sports, argues a University of Melbourne sports law expert.

  5. 11 September 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Why international sports regulation needs reform

    The bodies that regulate international sports, like FIFA and the IOC, are not representative and need an overhaul, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 27 March 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Banning cricket cheats: How long is long enough?

    Cricket Australia is treating the latest ball tampering scandal as a serious breach of integrity, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 12 January 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Doping verdict takeout: Ask more questions

    It's on the players – that's the key takeaway from the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s ruling against the Essendon Football Club for doping breaches