BCCI waives off franchise fees for CSK and RR

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to waive off the annual fee of the two temporarily-suspended Indian Premier League franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, leading daily newspaper The Indian Express reported on Sunday (August 28). Both Super Kings and Royals had moved the Bombay High Court in April earlier this year, seeking arbitration after being asked by the … Continue reading BCCI waives off franchise fees for CSK and RR

Working conditions: FIFA and trade unions sign cooperation agreement for Russia 2018

FIFA, the Local Organising Committee (LOC), the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), and the Russian Construction Workers Union (RBWU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in ensuring decent and safe working conditions for the construction and renovation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ stadiums. The first joint meeting of all parties to develop a work plan to implement the MoU … Continue reading Working conditions: FIFA and trade unions sign cooperation agreement for Russia 2018

FIFA to host second World Summit on Ethics and Leadership in Sports

Following the success of the maiden edition in 2014, the World Forum for Ethics in Business (WFEB) has again invited experts from around the globe to discuss all issues concerning ethical behaviour in sports in the second World Summit on Ethics and Leadership in Sports. The event will take place on 16 September at the Home of FIFA, in Zurich. Under the theme “Preserving the … Continue reading FIFA to host second World Summit on Ethics and Leadership in Sports

CAS DISMISSES THE APPEAL FILED BY THE RUSSIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) against the decision rendered by Governing Board of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on 7 August 2016. As a consequence, the IPC decision is confirmed. Following revelations related to the doping system in Russia, the IPC Governing Board suspended the RPC from IPC membership due to its … Continue reading CAS DISMISSES THE APPEAL FILED BY THE RUSSIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

Albania sanctioned for fielding ineligible player in friendly match

The Football Association of Albania (FAF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the international friendly match played between Luxembourg and Albania on 29 March 2016. The match is declared to be lost by forfeit and awarded 3-0 in favour of Luxembourg, with the FAF also receiving a fine of CHF 7,500 after the FIFA Disciplinary Committee deemed it liable for having breached … Continue reading Albania sanctioned for fielding ineligible player in friendly match

VENATUS’ 16: 1ST DSNLU NATIONAL SPORTS LAW QUIZ COMPETITION

VENATUS’16 is aimed at sensitising the students of law on the emerging field of Sports Law. Sports Law is an amalgamation of all the legal fields of study. In the sub-continent, the field of study, is still at a nascent stage and requires adequate research and is gradually emerging as an important branch of Law. DSNLU identifies the need to encourage the next generation of … Continue reading VENATUS’ 16: 1ST DSNLU NATIONAL SPORTS LAW QUIZ COMPETITION

Thisara Perera fined 15 per cent of his match fee while Mitchell Starc received an official reprimand

Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee while Mitchell Starc of Australia has received an official reprimand for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in separate incidents during the second One-Day International in Colombo on Wednesday. Perera was found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using … Continue reading Thisara Perera fined 15 per cent of his match fee while Mitchell Starc received an official reprimand

Working Committee of BCCI held in Delhi

The Working Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) met today at the Hotel ITC Maurya, Delhi. The following decisions were taken- The audited statement of accounts for the year ending 31st March 2016 was approved. The budget for the financial year 2016-17 was approved. The daily allowance for the India Under-19 boys team and senior India women team was increased … Continue reading Working Committee of BCCI held in Delhi

APPLICATION OF THE IRANIAN WEIGHTLIFTER BEHDAD SALIMI (WEIGHTLIFTING +105KG) IS DISMISSED

The ad hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 rendered its last decision earlier today in the arbitration between the Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimi (+105kg), the Iranian National Olympic Committee (the Applicants) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), following a protest filed by the Applicants in relation to a decision of the Competition Jury to overturn … Continue reading APPLICATION OF THE IRANIAN WEIGHTLIFTER BEHDAD SALIMI (WEIGHTLIFTING +105KG) IS DISMISSED

ATHLETICS: THE APPLICATION FILED BY DARYA KLISHINA (RUSSIA) IS UPHELD BY THE CAS : THE ATHLETE REMAINS ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN RIO

The ad hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 has rendered its decision in the case of the Russian athlete Darya Klishina (“the Athlete”) (long jump) against the International Association of Athletics Federations  (IAAF). The Athlete challenged the decision rendered by the IAAF Doping Review Board (IAAF DRB) on 12 August 2016, which revoked its previous … Continue reading ATHLETICS: THE APPLICATION FILED BY DARYA KLISHINA (RUSSIA) IS UPHELD BY THE CAS : THE ATHLETE REMAINS ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN RIO