Saturday, November 17, 2018

47% Presidents in Indian Sports Federations are Politicians

Is there anything which comes closer to a dream job than that of heading a sports federation in India? Nothing' Heading a Sports Federation entails that you are not held accountable for pathetic results or even your actions. Additionally, from time...

Law in Sports

India closer to egalitarian play: A look at women in sports

This article first appeared on KhelAdhikar, written by Wilfred Synrem, the Chief Editor at KhelAdhikar (3rd Year Student at Gujarat National Law University). He can be reached at wilfredsynrem@gmail.com --------- “Women get the attention when we get into the men’s arena,...

The Power Balance between Sportspersons and Administrators

The recent controversy surrounding the Regulations, Terms & Conditions for NESC – 2018 (“Regulations”) issued by the ESports Federation of India (ESFI) for the selection of players for the Asian Games highlighted the unequal bargaining power existing with the...

Betting and Gambling Report: The Law Commission of India Hedges its Bets and Still Loses

In early July 2018, we saw a spate of headlines and news reports stating that the Law Commission of India (the Commission) had recommended that betting and gambling be legalised in India. These arose from the release of the Commission’s 276th Report, titled...
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W​​hat ​the elections held after five years mean to DDCA

The more things change, the more they remain the same, some say. This is likely to be the case with the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), despite its elections taking place after five years and a new set...

Legal analysis of the Haryana Government’s notification requiring deposit of income

The notification by the Haryana government, requiring sportspersons to deposit 1/3rd of the income has generated significant controversy. The outrage by the athletes led to the M.L. Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, putting a hold on the notification. The detractors have gone to the extent of terming it ‘bizzare’...