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NATIONAL ANTI-DOPING AGENCY, INDIA’S FAILURE IN DISCHARGING ITS POSITIVE DUTIES: ANALYSIS OF INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AND ATHLETE AWARENESS

[Author: Yash Dawda, student of law at NMIMS, Mumbai, India] INTRODUCTION Sport has often been summed up as a celebration and honouring of the human spirit, body and mind, and in most sports, physical traits such as power, speed and endurance are extremely important. Athletes nowadays follow strict regimens in order to achieve the highest…

THE KNOCK-OUT: 14 SPORTS LAW AWARD FOR WOMEN [APPLICATIONS OPEN!]

14 Sports Law is the first highly specialised sports law boutique based in Portugal, focusing on all things legal in the world of sports. Their work includes international and national dispute resolution before sports’ arbitration bodies, advising on compliance, disciplinary, contractual and regulatory matters, as well as assisting investors in the business of sports. The…

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – National Legal Article Writing Competition, Students for the Promotion of International Law, Government Law College, Mumbai (SPIL)

ABOUT SPIL, GLC MUMBAI: In an increasingly integrated world with growing trans-national interactions, the significance of International Law has never been greater. SPIL Mumbai, strives towards taking legal studies to an empirical level and promoting law as an area of enquiry and study far beyond the realms of classrooms. This student-based organization of Government Law…

SPORTS DIPLOMACY IN GLOBAL POLITICS – A CASE STUDY OF BANS IMPOSED ON RUSSIAN MOTORSPORT ATHLETES

[Author: Pranjal Singh, student of law at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, India] Background With the proliferation of international sports, sporting events have become an attractive medium of expressing messages on global as well as domestic issues. Governments can be actively seen using sports as a policy instrument to either promote their own ideologies and…

Are Personality Rights of Athletes Protected in India?

[Author: Vanya Agarwal, student of law at Jindal Global Law School, India] Last year, the news of Indian shuttler PV Sindhu being the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals for the country was flooding the social media and news channels.  While the whole country was celebrating the win, simultaneously the headline “PV Sindhu…

BREAKING DOWN THE LEGAL CHALLENGES FACED BY THE E-SPORTS INDUSTRY: A LEGAL PUZZLE

[Author: Swayam Samarth, student of law at KIIT School of Law, India] INTRODUCTION E-sports has evolved from being a fringe teenage hobby to the fastest-growing area of the entertainment business over the last decade. The ecosystem involves top athletes, multimillion-dollar contracts, celebrities, popular sponsors and huge rewards. Multiplayer gaming was severely limited when video games…

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