NEW SERIES OF STRATEGIC SUMMITS LAUNCHED BY FIFA

FIFA has launched a second round of summits to bring together its member associations and discuss strategic matters for the future of the game. Each summit will bring together presidents and secretary generals of around 20 member associations. The series started on 21 November in Baku, Azerbaijan and will run until March 2018 with the last gathering in Lima, Peru. The Executive Football Summits were … Continue reading NEW SERIES OF STRATEGIC SUMMITS LAUNCHED BY FIFA

ICC Code of Conduct Level 1 breaches : August’17

Two suspension points equate to a ban from one Test or two ODIs or two T20Is, whatever comes first for the player. Demerit Points to remain on a Player or Player Support Personnel’s disciplinary record for a period of twenty-four (24) months from their imposition following which they will be expunged. Level 1 breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty … Continue reading ICC Code of Conduct Level 1 breaches : August’17

WADA : INVESTIGATION PROCESS & INSIGHTS FROM 2016

The process of investigation involves the following stages : COLLECT : The I&I team begins by collecting information. This could entail interviews with the person(s) making the claim. It could also mean seeking out corroborating evidence without compromising their confidentiality. ANALYZE : An analyst is assigned to the case along with a scientific expert, if necessary. Their job is to assess the quality of the information and … Continue reading WADA : INVESTIGATION PROCESS & INSIGHTS FROM 2016

PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY, ISSUE 17, JUNE’17

IN THIS ISSUE READ, FIFA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITMENT: FIFA PUBLISHES LANDMARK HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY WADA FOUNDATION BOARD TAKES DECISIVE ACTION ON THE WAY FORWARD FOR THE AGENCY AND FOR CLEAN SPORT OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS: MAY 2017 RAFAEL NADAL WINS HIS 10TH FRENCH OPEN ANTI DOPING UPDATES ICC WOMEN‟S WORLD CUP: FIXTURE & HISTORY THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT OLYMPIC AGENDA 2020: RECOMMENDATIONS II CASE LAW … Continue reading PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY, ISSUE 17, JUNE’17

PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY, ISSUE 15, APRIL’17

IN THIS ISSUE READ,   INTERVIEW OF MR. CHIRANJEEVI SUMAN (Team Manager Of The Tchoukball Association Of Bihar) CAS UPDATES ARD DOCUMENTARY AND WADA DOPING CONTROL PROGRAM: LOCOG & UKAD WITH IOC WADA REMOVES BRAZIL FROM THE WORLD ANTI-DOPING CODE NON-COMPLIANT LIST IOC STRENGTHENS ITS STANCE IN FAVOUR OF HUMAN RIGHTS & gender issues WOMEN SPORTS GOVERNANCE: GLOBAL SPORT REPORT INITITIATIVES FOR ELIMINATION OF GENDER … Continue reading PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY, ISSUE 15, APRIL’17

FIFA 67th Congress on FIFA’s activities in 2016

FIFA’s 211 member associations assembled in Manama, Bahrain for the 67th FIFA Congress. The organisation’s supreme body made a few important decisions to validate reports on FIFA’s activities in 2016 and, more importantly, to agree on key steps for the future of the organisation. This included the ratification of the next stages of the bidding process to select the host(s) of the 2026 FIFA World … Continue reading FIFA 67th Congress on FIFA’s activities in 2016

Extension of sanctions imposed in connection with anti-doping violations

The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to extend sanctions imposed on two players from Malta and Cuba for anti-doping rule violations to have worldwide effect. The sanctions, which were extended in accordance with art. 136 ff. of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, relate to the following cases: – Ishmael Grech of Malta was banned by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the Malta … Continue reading Extension of sanctions imposed in connection with anti-doping violations