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Recent trends in nationality requirements in Olympic sports / Anna Sabrina Wollmann

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Wollmann, Anna Sabrina

Sporting events are increasingly political with special focus paid to the number of medals won by a country. To increase the number of talented athletes in their national teams, countries may be tempted to offer citizenship for talent programmes, which the current sporting federation’s eligibility criteria seek to counteract. Examining the developments taking place in the past 2 years, this article aims to distil recent trends in Olympic nationality requirements, while also taking the broader aspects of international human rights law and the core concepts of nationality law into consideration.

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Wolf Legal Publishers (WLP). Oisterwijk - 2016

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 o...

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