Update of the Russian Legislation on Professional Sports
Author: Denis Bushnev
In Russia, professional sports have been growing as potential sources of income both for clubs and sportsmen since the fall of the Soviet Union. Sports in the Soviet Union were traditionally amateur and most sportsmen had a primary job along with their sports ‘career’. Therefore, development of the statutory regulation of the professional sphere of sports has been delayed to some extent in the modern Russian Federation.
*This article was first published on Sportcal