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 Sakshi Pawar and Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar) As we go past celebrating another National Sports Day, we can be positive about the future of Indian sports. There have been various initiatives by the government and the private players alike to help India become a greater sporting nation. However there is still a pertinent grey area with respect to legalization of betting and gambling in sports. In light of the constitution of the Law Commission to decide its fate, the article makes an attempt to analyse the importance of an imminent regulation on the legalization of betting and gambling in the country