Breaking Barriers: Has the inclusivity of Transgender in Sport been a magnanimous task?
By- Wilfred Synrem (Gujarat National Law University) “Trans people deserve something vital; they deserve your respect. From that respect comes a more compassionate community.” – Caitlyn Jenner (former Bruce Jenner); Gold winning Olympian and the epitome of the transgender community. It is beyond doubt that the recognition and integration of all genders in today’s society…
The Diatribe Against Doping
By -Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar) The quote by Mae West, -“The score never interested me, only the game”, aptly summarises the fight against doping in sport. Every revelation about an athlete who had indulged in doping, whether, it was Ben Johnson, Lance Armstrong, Tyson Gay or Maria Sharapova, has saddened and…
CHALLENGES OF ENFORCING CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sports) AWARDS: The Pechstein Case
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…