NCAA: Amateurism Policies and the International Student
World Sports Law Report, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 8-10, 2010
5 Pages Posted: 6 May 2010
Date Written: March 1, 2010
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has recently amended a bylaw to allow international students who have played alongside professionals to compete for University sports teams. Dr. Anastasios Kaburakis, an Attorney who had proposed such an amendment in past research, explains the background to the change, why it is needed and the potential impact that it will have for both amateur and professional sport in the US.
Keywords: NCAA, Amateurism policy, International Student Athletes, Professional sport competition, Eligibility
JEL Classification: K00, K10, K33, Z00, O15, J61, L83, N20, N30, F00, F01, F02, F22, F23, K33
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