Anti-doping Law: The Quagmire of Enforcing WADA Norms in India

In this article, the authors analyse the measures that have been taken at the international level to deal with doping in sports. Along with it, they present a critical analysis of NADA as it has adopted the standards of WADA without making any changes with regard to the Indian context. Continue reading Anti-doping Law: The Quagmire of Enforcing WADA Norms in India

FIFA, Russia and Human Rights

By: Saranya Mishra INTRODUCTION Fédération Internationale de Football Association (hereinafter ‘FIFA’) was established in 1904, under Swiss law,[1] as a body to oversee the competitions of “the beautiful game”,[2] football, among the national associations (member countries) of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. Today it has 211 associations,[3] which almost makes it the “United Nations of Football”[4]. FIFA World Cup like other … Continue reading FIFA, Russia and Human Rights

The Constantine Conundrum: Can PIOs and OCIs Represent India in FIFA Competitions?

By: Pratyush Pandey Stephen Constantine, coach of the Indian Football Team, devastated by India’s loss to Guam, expressed his desire to select players of Indian origin to represent the Indian team. Interestingly, Guam had fielded several US-based players who have played for clubs in the Major League Soccer (MLS)[1] in its win over India. Michael Chopra, who is considered one of the most talented Indian origin … Continue reading The Constantine Conundrum: Can PIOs and OCIs Represent India in FIFA Competitions?