Category: Sports Law

Sports Dispute Resolution In India

INTRODUCTION Sports has always been a vital part of the Indian culture. With time, commercial sports are becoming one of the largest industries globally. After sports industrialise, there is a requirement of legislation to govern the sports and similar activities in an industrial aspect. Previously, only thing that mattered was the sportsmanship but now since … Continue reading Sports Dispute Resolution In India

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A Big Relief From The Silicon Valley Of India For Fantasy League Players

Introduction: On October, 2021, the Karnataka Government through an amendment in Karnataka Police Act, 1963 banned and prohibited the operations of online gaming with stake in the State, thus it leading to big blow to startups and other established players in fantasy players. Through the legislation, the State government following the lines of Assam, Orissa, … Continue reading A Big Relief From The Silicon Valley Of India For Fantasy League Players

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Virtual Gaming in India – A Legal Enigma

People of all ages play games for their amusement and recreational value all across the world. In recent months, India’s online gaming business has been humming with activity. With technical and digital improvements, India’s gaming sector has undergone a fundamental shift. Given India’s largely youthful population and the widespread availability of cellphones and internet access … Continue reading Virtual Gaming in India – A Legal Enigma

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Sports Law under the Ambit of IPR in India

India is well-known for its numerous games. Sports have a long history in India, dating back to the Vedic era. Some games are thought to have originated in India, including chess, wrestling, polo, archery, and hockey. The laws have been used in cases concerning public order, narcotics, safety, disciplinary actions, behavior, and broader problems such … Continue reading Sports Law under the Ambit of IPR in India

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Sports and Ambush Marketing

Ambush marketing is basically a practice in which a rival company or brand attempts to promote its products with another event that already has sponsors. It is simply a situation in which rival associates itself with an event unofficially to breach the full exposure of the sponsors. It’s a form of marketing strategy done by … Continue reading Sports and Ambush Marketing

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Fantasy Sports in India: A Report

BACKGROUND With a lot happening in the realm of Fantasy Sports in the Country, this report aims to explain the rise of fantasy sports in India, the legality aspect, the regulatory requirement, the present position and such other complexities around the subject. INTRODUCTION Being able to recreate sports teams and enjoy what it feels to … Continue reading Fantasy Sports in India: A Report

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Gender Inequality in Salaries Given to Athletes

Over the years, there have always been various issues in regard to the difference in salaries or payments paid to men and women. This has been there in every field, where men are paid more than women in various instances in spite of both of them doing equal amounts of work and contributing equally.  The … Continue reading Gender Inequality in Salaries Given to Athletes

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Accountability and Governance of Sports Authorities

With the onset of the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, we have witnessed numerous countries from all over the world participating to obtain some of the biggest honors in the sports realm –winning medals for their country. India, also being a participant, recently won numerous medals including a gold medal as well. This implies that the … Continue reading Accountability and Governance of Sports Authorities

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Tax Laws For Non Residents Professional Athletes

INTRODUCTION Top level athletes competing in various sports earn millions of dollars in wages. Just like a normal wage earner, they are entitled to pay their dues to the government. Earning extraordinary wages also leads to extraordinary tax payments. Cristiano Ronaldo –a top level athlete decided to join Juventus F.C., one of Italy’s leading football … Continue reading Tax Laws For Non Residents Professional Athletes

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Online Piracy of Live Sport Events: EU parliament’s New Regime

Recently, in May 2021, the European Parliament adopted a new regime to combat online piracy of sports-related events. The increased online piracy was due to the development in digital technology as well as the rapid increase of digital content to sports fans across the world. The report by the Synamedia and Ampere Analysis found that … Continue reading Online Piracy of Live Sport Events: EU parliament’s New Regime

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