Law and Policy

Examining laws that govern sport which are critical for protection of athletes and the governing of sports bodies.

World Cup Russia

Racism on the World Stage: Russia and the FIFA World Cup

Written by Kartik Sundar Imagine having slogged on the football field day in and day out for your entire life, all to work up to...

The Gambling Industry’s Legal War: Searching for the Line Between Luck and Skill

Written by Kartik Sundar  After a gruelling five days of high-stakes competition, the Delhi Panthers emerged victorious in the first season of the Poker Sports...
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Virtual Battlegrounds: Where “Digital Athletes” are Making a Strong Case for Themselves

Written by Kartik Sundar  When ESPN first broadcasted “The International” in 2014, they were met with waves of criticism from their base audience. For the...
Racial Quotas: Right-ing the Wrongs in South African Cricket The Bastion

Racial Quotas: Right-ing the Wrongs in South African Cricket

Co-authored by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan and Parkhee Rattan   In Depth  Despite their reputation for choking in major tournaments, South Africa has been among the best sides in...

Turning Back Time: Cricket in the USA

Written by Arvind Pennathur   It is peculiar that cricket, the second most popular sport in the world, is practically non-existent in arguably the most influential...

Qatar’s Rocky Road to 2022

Researched by Swagam Dasgupta Written by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan 2017 was a turbulent year for the State of Qatar. Qatar’s involvement with regional actors such as Hamas...
Let's Talk about Fixing Match-fixing in Professional Sport

Let’s Talk about Match-fixing in Professional Sport

Researched and written by Tanay Gokhale  Sports has long been a source of leisure activity for the masses. But with the advent of globalization and the...
Lance Armstrong -2009 Tour of California

The Ripple Effect of Doping in World Sport

Doping has always been a big problem in the world of sport, but as of late, it has grown into an increasingly fierce opponent....
Then Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Dr. M.S. Gill with the Indian Hockey Team who won the Silver medal , at Major Dhyan Chand National Hockey Stadium, in New Delhi on October 14, 2010

Indian Hockey: Playing with a Fractured Spine

The Indian men’s hockey team is the most successful team in Olympic history with 8 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals. As India’s...
Indian Super League and I-League

The Identity Crisis of League Football in India

India is on the cusp of a footballing explosion. The Indian Super League, now entering its fourth year, has continued to garner enormous investment....

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