Category: Sports Law

Pay Disparity in Indian Sports Arena and the Way Ahead

Introduction – Pay Disparity in Indian Sports Arena Gender Pay disparity has been a pervasive issue in all sports in India. Female athletes in the country are often paid significantly less than their male counterparts despite achieving similar levels of success and representing the country on many international platforms. Be it Cricket, Hockey, Badminton or … Continue reading Pay Disparity in Indian Sports Arena and the Way Ahead

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The Debate over Sports Law and the Rights of Transgender Women Athletes

Introduction The rights of the transgender people have always been compromised, similarly in the arena of sporting events specifically in athletic events, trans women tend to suffer the most because of higher testosterone levels present in them naturally. The supporters are of the view that the exclusion of trans women from athletic events goes against … Continue reading The Debate over Sports Law and the Rights of Transgender Women Athletes

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Labour Law Issues in Sport: Employee or Independent Contractor?

INTRODUCTION Professional sports players, as well as club executives and coaching teams, fall within the definition of employees, and as such, are subject to both the common law and standard rules of employment law. In principle, all forms of employees, including elite athletes, ought to be subject to the norms which have been set under … Continue reading Labour Law Issues in Sport: Employee or Independent Contractor?

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Safeguarding Success: Vital Role of IPR in the Sports Law

Introduction Sports and sports industry are booming all over the world. Asian countries, particularly India, with its many cultures and histories are also regarded as Unity in Diversity, and they are home to a large population of sports enthusiasts. Sports are becoming increasingly popular, both as a recreational activity and as an economic venture. The … Continue reading Safeguarding Success: Vital Role of IPR in the Sports Law

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Need For Sports Law In India

Introduction The sports law in India is one of the lowest talked about laws in India. The sports industry is not only left to the games being played outside the houses but also the games played on the laptop. This gaming industry has grown over the years. The people in the gaming industry are earning … Continue reading Need For Sports Law In India

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An Uncharted Territory: The Possibility Of Betting In Esports And Its Legal Ramifications

Introduction Esports have become increasingly popular in recent years not just in India but throughout the world. Esports have become quite popular, particularly among young people. Esports are widely available, and their popularity will only grow in the future. Esports are a recent and popular trend among people worldwide. Esports and sports are fundamentally different … Continue reading An Uncharted Territory: The Possibility Of Betting In Esports And Its Legal Ramifications

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Image Rights In Sports Law?

INTRODUCTION The commercialization of sports has included a number of legal concerns. Currently, there are several sponsors for a single sporting event, players are contractually required to support a certain company, and broadcasting organisations have exclusive rights over what content is shown to viewers. Therefore, it is almost hard to imagine sports in the modern … Continue reading Image Rights In Sports Law?

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The Conundrum of Taxing Games of Skill Continues

The debate around the taxation of games of skill has revived with the recent discussions of the Group of Ministers (GoM) regarding the levying of GST on casino, race course and online gaming services. The GoM initially agreed to recommend a tax of 28% but the final decision was deferred and referred back to the … Continue reading The Conundrum of Taxing Games of Skill Continues

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IPR In Football – Tackling Rights

The following article is based around one of the most beloved  sport’s in the world, while football surely has been a sport wherein investment by corporate is lucrative, over the past few years especially now with the word ‘Pandemic’.  Most recently EA sports lost a lot of money( close to 840 million dollars) as they … Continue reading IPR In Football – Tackling Rights

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Antitrust Aspect of Sports Broadcasting Rights

Antitrust law thrives to protect market from any kind of distortions occurring due to corrupt business practices. It also promotes competition between different players in the market in order to benefit the consumers and also economy as a whole by keeping monopoly at bay. Today the sports have become a global phenomenon, with the advent … Continue reading Antitrust Aspect of Sports Broadcasting Rights

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