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Randomson Fund: Sports Law and Sports Lawyers

Randomson Fund: Sports Law and Sports Lawyers

What is sports law? In simple terms, sports law can be described as the type of law and regulations that guide and govern sports and athletics. These rules and regulations cover a wide variety of cases such as constitutional matters, labor, tax issues, tort, criminal and other related matters. Who is a sports lawyer? A sports lawyer is a professional whose key duty is to practice sports law and regulations. The client’s sports lawyers serve include athletes, referees and officials, leagues, players, coaches and a sometimes a team as a whole. What are the roles of a sports lawyer? A sports lawyer represents the legal interests of clients. These interests also include other financial interests. In sports, a lot of finances are also involved. Some of the financial proceedings will most likely need the hand of a sports lawyer. A sports lawyer also has the duty to offer legal advice to his or her clients. A lot of key decisions need to be made, such as buying…
How to Drop a Kick in Rugby?

How to Drop a Kick in Rugby?

Rugby is a Football type of game, where instead of continuously punching a ball towards the opponent’s gates with your feet, you run with your ball in your arms towards the opponent’s goal side. Rugby is a much more aggressive type of football game because players are allowed to block the opponents with physical contacts, although no punches are allowed. In this article, we will talk about a particular move in Rugby – Drop Kick, which is a move familiar to any Football player. It’s essentially an action where a player drops the ball towards the ground that allows him to punch it with his foot to whatever direction he aims. But there is a specific difference: in a regular Football game, the ball should be hit by the player before it touches the ground, while in Rugby game the ball should be hit by the player immediately after it touches and bounces off the ground. Performing a Drop Kick sounds easy at first, but there is…
Is rugby now too dangerous for children?

Is rugby now too dangerous for children?

It´s all relative but all sports mostly fall on the category of ¨Contact Sport¨. Basketball´s contact happens when you try to steal the ball and fouls are called when arms are touched or even when hands are slapped. Football, on the other hand, has fouls where if you accidentally hit the foot of the enemy rather the ball. These are competitive sports and injuries can happen anytime at a blink of an eye. So let´s go ahead and talk about Rugby. This sport that is heavily compared to American Football has been crowned by most as the most dangerous contact sport. So here is a list of why we think Rugby is starting to look too dangerous for your children: Lack of Protection It´s a sport that has minimal padding compared to American Football where the goal is to charge like a bull against your enemy to stop them from advancing. So imagine that analogy but take away all the padding that can protect a human…