PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY : ISSUE 8 : 14th SEPTEMBER, 2016

IN THIS ISSUE READ, ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION IN SPORTS; AN ANALYSIS OF THE BCCI CASE  LET’S PLAY FAIR CAN BLACKWELL SUE? TENNIS AFTER ROGER SPORTS CULTURE IN NLU-D AND WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS THE LEGAL BATTLE OF BCCI – AN UNTOLD STORY CHANAKYA KABADDI LAEAGUE 2016 YWC FASHION LAUNCH, MUMBAI  INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHORS OF THE BOOK “Women and Sport in India and the … Continue reading PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY : ISSUE 8 : 14th SEPTEMBER, 2016

Senanayake found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel

Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the opening Twenty20 International (T20I) against Australia in Pallekele on Tuesday. Senanayake 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 language, actions or gestures which disparage or … Continue reading Senanayake found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel

WADA publishes 2015 Annual Report

The Annual Report provides a snapshot of WADA’s key 2015 activities and accomplishments in leading the collaborative worldwide campaign in support of the clean athlete.  WADA delivered these on a  budget of approximately USD 27.5 million, which is based on contributions from the public sector that, in turn, are matched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).   Among other 2015 activities and accomplishments, the Report highlights: … Continue reading WADA publishes 2015 Annual Report

VENATUS’ 16, REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 10: 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, REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 10: 1ST DSNLU NATIONAL SPORTS LAW QUIZ COMPETITION

Compensation Sub-Committee agrees compensation of FIFA President and Secretary General (FIFA.com)

The FIFA Compensation Sub-Committee and the FIFA President have agreed that the FIFA President’s gross basic salary will be CHF 1.5 million per year plus benefits. The Sub-Committee and the FIFA Secretary General also agreed that the Secretary General’s gross basic salary will be CHF 1.3 million plus benefits. The Compensation Sub-Committee, chaired by Tomaz Vesel, has determined these figures by taking into account a … Continue reading Compensation Sub-Committee agrees compensation of FIFA President and Secretary General (FIFA.com)

FIFA holds successful first official “semi-live” tests with Video Assistant Referees (VARs)

On 1 September 2016, FIFA successfully conducted its first official “semi-live” Video Assistant Referees (VAR) test during the friendly match between Italy and France in Bari. This first ever “semi-live” VAR test is a positive experience on which FIFA is determined to further building its VAR knowhow. FIFA President Gianni Infantino was “very satisfied” by the outcome of the first official FIFA “semi-live” Video Assistant Referees (VAR) … Continue reading FIFA holds successful first official “semi-live” tests with Video Assistant Referees (VARs)