Denver Partner Sarah Hartley authored an analysis piece published Nov. 20 by Law360 on the definition of “sport” in the age of competitive video gaming. Recently, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) raised the possibility that competitive video gamers could be eligible for the Olympics at some point when it announced that “competitive esports could be considered a sporting activity, and the players involved prepare and train with an intensity which may be comparable to athletes in traditional sports.” Still, most professional athletes might disagree. “Global sports organizations like the IOC may weigh the economics of adding esports to the set of competitive pursuits included within their framework,” she wrote. “But the legal question of what constitutes sport has been answered consistently, if not decisively, in favor of activities requiring physical exertion.” Click here to read the full article; subscription may be required.