When did a team arrive a week late at Olympics?

Russia’s shooting team arrived days late to the 1908 Olympics because they were still using the Julian calendar. Back in ancient Rome, people kept track of time with the Julian calendar, a 365-day almanac that didn’t figure in leap years. After a while, the calendar fell out of sync with the seasonal equinoxes, and the dates for holidays became askew. In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII … Continue reading When did a team arrive a week late at Olympics?

PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY : ISSUE 9 : 14th OCTOBER, 2016

IN THIS ISSUE READ,  SPORTS VENUES AS A PLATFORM FOR TERRORISM: SOME PROTECTIVE MEASURES    MALLAKHAMB – MYSTERIOUS AUTHENTIC INDIAN SPORT   SUCCESSFUL SOLUTION TO SPORTS STRIFES- MEDIATION IN SPORTS LAW  FAN ARTICLE  – THE FATE OF INDIAN MOTORSPORT!  HERO INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE (ISL)  2016  BCCI’s ANNUAL REPORT : GREEN CRICKET, IPL & CRICKET CONCLAVE   DECLARATION OF THE 5TH OLYMPIC SUMMIT  FIFA 2.0: NEW ROADMAP OF … Continue reading PLAWYERED : SPORTS LAW MONTHLY : ISSUE 9 : 14th OCTOBER, 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

BCCI hands bans to Chandila and Hiken

The Disciplinary Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) met at Board’s Headquarters, Cricket Centre, in Mumbai today and pronounced the orders in the case of Ajit Chandila and Hiken Shah. 1. Ajit Chandila: He is held guilty of misconduct and corruption within the Articles 2.1.1; Article 2.1.2; Article 2.1.3; Article 2.1.4; Article 2.2.2; Article 2.2.3; Article 2.4.1 of the BCCI … Continue reading BCCI hands bans to Chandila and Hiken

WADA APPEAL AGAINST 34 CURRENT AND FORMER PLAYERS OF ESSENDON FOOTBALL CLUB UPHELD; VIOLATION OF ANTI-DOPING RULES ESTABLISHED; PLAYERS SUSPENDED

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued its decision in the arbitration procedure between the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and 34 current and former players of Essendon. The appeal filed by WADA against the Australian Football League (AFL) Anti-Doping Tribunal’s decision of 31 March 2015 is upheld and the appealed decision is set aside. The 34 players concerned are sanctioned with a period of … Continue reading WADA APPEAL AGAINST 34 CURRENT AND FORMER PLAYERS OF ESSENDON FOOTBALL CLUB UPHELD; VIOLATION OF ANTI-DOPING RULES ESTABLISHED; PLAYERS SUSPENDED

Apply for UEFA EURO 2016 tickets while you still can!

Fans hoping to attend UEFA EURO 2016 have just 11 days left to apply before the ticketing portals close at 12.00CET on 18 January. The draw in early December raised excitement levels and was swiftly followed by the current, second phase of ticket sales on EURO2016.com – with 800,000 tickets reserved for supporters of the 24 teams. Since then, fans of more than 170 nationalities … Continue reading Apply for UEFA EURO 2016 tickets while you still can!

FC Barcelona’s Luis Suarez Suspended For Two Copa Del Rey Games For Insulting Rival Team Players

The Spanish football federation has suspended FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez for two Copa del Rey matches for insulting Espanyol players.  The referee’s report for the heated cup match at Camp Nou that ended in a 4-1 win for Barcelona on Wednesday said Suarez insulted Espanyol players in the tunnel after the match. Espanyol had two players sent off in the loss. Barcelona said in a … Continue reading FC Barcelona’s Luis Suarez Suspended For Two Copa Del Rey Games For Insulting Rival Team Players