INFORM: Sports Law – June 2024

Here is the June edition of the ‘Inform: Sports Law’ publication. We endeavour to provide a synopsis of key developments in sports, esports, and gaming laws in India and overseas, as well as to engage with stakeholders in these fields.

The Indian sports arena continues to witness an increased focus on strengthening the regulatory framework through legislative changes and court pronouncements.

The highlights of the current issue are:

Updates – 

  • CAF Cup 2024: Appeal Filed Over Jersey Dispute
  • Ensuring Fair Play: WADA’s Guide to Anti-Doping for Major Events
  • Tunisia’s Anti-Doping Organisation No Longer on Non-Compliant List
  • Sucker Punch? IBA Boxers Cannot Take Part in Los Angeles 2028
  • Indian Grand Prix Postponed to 2025, UP Govt Now Co-Promoter
  • Safeguarding Players: AIFF’s New PoSH Policy
  • Olympic Quest Derailed: Hooda Suspended for Whereabouts Failures
  • NADA Panel Lifts Bajrang’s Provisional Suspension

Case Laws – 

  • Paris Olympics 2024: Plea of Sport Shooter for Selection Trials Participation Dismissed
  • Equestrian Federation of India Reinstated Ahead of Paris Olympics