INFORM: Sports Law- December 2022

ere is the December edition of the ‘Inform: Sports Law’ publication. We endeavour to provide a synopsis of key developments in sports, esports, and gaming laws in India, 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 – 

  • P. T. Usha to Become the First Woman President of IOA.

  • NADA Imposes First Ever Sanction on Athlete Support Personnel 

  • NADA Issues Notices to Athletes for Whereabout Filing Failure.

  • IOA Amends its Constitution to Meet IOC Criteria.

  • India Fails to Secure Seats to WADA Committees.

  • BCCI to Revamp its National Selectors Team.

  • E-gaming Federation Appoints Two New Members to its Advisory Panel.

  • FIFA Re-Elects Gianni Infantino as President.

  • Singapore to Host Esports Olympics.

Case Laws – 

  • Apex Court Disposes Contempt Proceedings Instituted Against Indian Olympic Association.

  • Calcutta High Court Dismissed PIL Challenging Saurav Ganguly’s Removal from BCCI.