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British Athletes Have 'Fewer Rights Than An Uber Driver,' Collins Says

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 21 / 17

Great Britain's elite athletes "have fewer rights than an Uber driver" and "desperately need an independent watchdog to protect them," U.K. Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee Chair Damian Collins said, according to Sean Ingle of the London GUARDIAN. Collins added that the "worrying...

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