Problems with the application of sports legislation

 Sports law as an element of the system of the Ukrainian law, by its regulatory and functional properties is gradually beginning to acquire signs of an independent industry which unites specific legal institutions. Therefore, the main purpose of the work is to investigate the problems of application of the legislation on sports are investigated. A comparison has been made between national sports legislation and sports legislation in France. It is noted that the norms of sports law are taken into account not only in numerous sectoral regulations, but also in the legislation of other sectors, and the number of relevant norms is steadily increasing. The results of the study complicate legal understanding and enforcement in the field of sports law, confirming the need for it as the fastest reform and improvement of sports legislation. It is established that an important factor which has the impact on the development of sports in foreign countries is the commercialization of the sports sector and the creation of profitable business models on its basis