Beijing was elected as host city in July 2015 at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur.
Francioni, F. and Vrdoljak, A.F., The Oxford Handbook of International Cultural Heritage Law, Oxford, New York, Oxford University Press, 2020
This Handbook sets out and assesses the international legal framework governing the protection of cultural heritage. Cultural heritage is frequently not bounded by national territory and can only effectively be protected through international cooperation.
Liébana Ortiz, J.R., Justicia deportiva internacional: el procedimiento ante el Tribunal de Arbitraje Deportivo, 2021
Todos los años se celebran competiciones internacionales de multitud de disciplinas deportivas en todo el mundo, y cada cuatro años tienen lugar competiciones olímpicas en un lugar diferente del planeta.
Olympic Games are the world's most important international athletic competition. The Olympics bring together thousands of the finest athletes to compete against one another in a variety of individual and team sports.
Sloot, B. van der, Athletes’ Human Rights and the Fight Against Doping: A Study of the European Legal Framework, 2020
This book addresses the tension between, on the one hand, anti-doping practices and measures and, on the other hand, the fundamental rights of athletes.
"Does international sport actually strengthen international understanding and human rights? Any discussion of the future of the beleaguered modern Olympics and other major events, in the current climate of growing xenophobia in many countries, must critically consider this question.
This book explores the terra incognita of nationality requirements in Olympic sports, providing not only a comprehensive overview of the different sports, but also placing them in the wider context of the international standards of nationality law.
This is the first book to examine the topical and contentious area of sports doping from a variety of different but very relevant legal perspectives which impact the stakeholders in sport at both professional and grass roots levels.
Football and the Law is the first comprehensive review of the law relating to all aspects of football, including the main regulatory and commercial aspects of the sport.
Nowadays, sports Mega-events - with the Olympic Games leading the way – go to immense effort to showcase their environmental credentials.