ITF & Anti-Doping Rule Violations : RELEVANT PROVISIONS

Anti-Doping Rules are mentioned under Article 2 of the International tennis Federation Code. The important provisions are hereby stated that shall amount to violation :  2.1.1 It is each Player’s personal duty to ensure that no Prohibited Substance enters his/her body. A Player is responsible for any 6 Prohibited Substance or any of its Metabolites or Markers found to be present in his/her Sample. Accordingly, … Continue reading ITF & Anti-Doping Rule Violations : RELEVANT PROVISIONS

TENNIS ANTI-DOPING PROGRAMME (TADP) : MAIN CHANGES FOR 2015

The main changes to the TADP for 2015 are summarised below. Unless otherwise indicated, they are being made to implement the changes to the World Anti-Doping Code agreed by WADA’s stakeholders at the World Anti-Doping Conference in Johannesburg in 2013. A Player who retires and so is no longer subject to testing must give six months’ notice of any intended return to the sport (previously … Continue reading TENNIS ANTI-DOPING PROGRAMME (TADP) : MAIN CHANGES FOR 2015

FIFA : How are ‘LAWS OF THE GAME’ altered?

The alterations in the ‘Laws of the Game’ are made by International Football Association Board. The Football Association (England), The Scottish Football Association, The Football Association of Wales, The Irish Football Association and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA),  constitute the Board and each is to be represented by four delegates. The objective of the Board is to discuss and decide proposed alterations to … Continue reading FIFA : How are ‘LAWS OF THE GAME’ altered?

International Cricket Council v Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir

It was alleged that three Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, the Captain, and Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, the fast bowling opening pair, agreed for reward with Mazhar Majeed, a Pakistani businessman living in England, to perform certain corrupt actions in two particular Test matches played between Pakistan and England at the Oval and at Lords. In the case of the Lords’ Test it is further … Continue reading International Cricket Council v Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir

What are the offences under the ANTI-CORRUPTION CODE of International Cricket Council? Provisions mentioned under the Anti-Corruption Code

To assist the ICC and the Members of ICC in the eradication of conduct of a corrupt nature prejudicial to the interests of the game of cricket; and to provide a professional, permanent and secure infrastructure to act as a long term deterrent to conduct of a corrupt nature prejudicial to the interests of the game of cricket. Sir Ronnie Flanagan, one of the United Kingdom’s most … Continue reading What are the offences under the ANTI-CORRUPTION CODE of International Cricket Council? Provisions mentioned under the Anti-Corruption Code

FIFA FINANCES 2011-14 : REVENUE EARNED & EXPENSES INCURRED

The following conclusions can be drawn for the 2011-2014 financial period: • Overall, FIFA recorded a positive four-year result of USD  338  million with respect to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. This total revenue earned was USD 5,718 million and the total expenditure was USD 5,380 million. • Revenue significantly increased compared to the previous four-year period as a result of higher income from the … Continue reading FIFA FINANCES 2011-14 : REVENUE EARNED & EXPENSES INCURRED

ICC’s Anti-Racism Code :Regulations and Sanctions

ICC’s Anti-racism Code is one of the toughest in world sport – confirms a level of commitment from the ICC and its Members to promote and encourage participation at all levels regardless of race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin and to ensure that there is no discrimination in the sport.  It requires ICC Members to impose punishments on spectators found guilty of racial abuse, … Continue reading ICC’s Anti-Racism Code :Regulations and Sanctions