As advances in training techniques, nutrition and technology narrow the gaps between elite athlete performance, selection challenges are becoming increasingly common when athletes feel they have been unfairly overlooked, as the Aaron Cook case illustrated. John Mehrzad, a former international rower and Barrister at Littleton Chambers, explains the procedure for selection challenges, who bears the costs and examines the case law in this area. Click here for the full article.
This article originally featured in World Sports Law Report Volume 12, Issue 5, May 2014. You can view the original by clicking here.