Category: Dispute Resolution
By – Sudipto Hambir (2nd Year Student at West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences) and Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar) “You will be nearer to Heaven through football than through the study of the Gita.” –Swami Vivekanda The importance and impact of the beautiful game is transcendental. After the conclusion of the Under -17 FIFA World Cup and consistent efforts by India to catalyze the development of sport in the country, we are certainly headed in the right direction. Intermediaries play an indispensable role in the professional growth and development of the football in general and the athletes in particular. This necessitates an analysis of the regulatory framework governing them in the present times. Our Guest Contributor Sudipto Hambir and Managing Editor Rishika Mendiratta delve into the intricacies of the Intermediary Regulations as implemented in India and globally.
By Tejaswa Naswa (IVth year – National Law Institute University, Bhopal) The interface between sports and competition law has always interested the academicians and the professionals alike. In India one case which stands out for competition law analysis is Surinder Singh Barmi v BCCI. Our Guest Contributor Tejaswa Sood elaborately traces the development of the case and details the arguments and analysis of this important judgment.
By Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar) This article focuses on the case of a German Cyclist, Claudia Pechstein. The case received a lot of attention at the global level because of the media coverage on her seven-year-long battle against a two-year suspension imposed on her for a disputed doping rules violation has brought her into the limelight even more than her sporting laurels and achievements. Rishika analyses why the CAS judgement is questionable in the case of Claudia Pechstein and suggests reforms to prevent the same.