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Maria-Sharapova: Fail to renew sponsorship

Brand name is the unique name for the product of the particular manufacturer or service-provider. Development of brand-name led to the mass marketing of brand-name products in the 19th, 20th, and 21st century. The advertising technique is used to promote brand-name products. It includes entering into sponsorship-agreements with sporting-celebrities for endorsed-associations and associated-appearances of brand-name products. […]

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Bolivia removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Non-Compliant List

Following a circulatory vote by its Foundation Board members, WADA today announced that it has removed the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Bolivia, acting as the National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO), from the list of signatories previously deemed non-compliant with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code (Code).

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WADA suspends the accreditation of the Beijing Laboratory

WADA has suspended its accreditation of the National Anti-Doping Laboratory in Beijing, China for a maximum period of four months.

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WADA revokes accreditation of Moscow Laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revoked the accreditation of the Moscow Antidoping Center in Russia (Laboratory) due to non-compliance with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL) and the related Technical Documents.

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Marion Jones : Aging with the burden of Insolvency & Bankruptcy – BANKRUPT ATHLETE Series

The previous article on bankrupt-athletes, namely, on the life and career of Mike Gerard Tyson, who became the youngest heavyweight champion in the history of professional boxing at the age of 20, and known for his explosive power and quick knock-outs dominating professional boxing in the late 1980s before  being  sidetracked by personal problems and criminal […]

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Haunted Future of Gymnastics in India – The Federation Controversy

A sport is something that can motivate you to approach your goals strategically. Every sport is made up of sportspersons, fans, motivation, an agenda and its administrators. In India, each sport is regulated by its national and state sports federations, which are funded by Sports Authority of India (SAI) and acts as an autonomous body.

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Two day Training Workshop on Anti-Doping Regulations and Good Governance in Sports

In pursuance of its goals to serve multiple stakeholders in the Sports Industry, the GNLU Centre for Sports and Entertainment Law (GCSEL) in collaboration with Sports Authority of Gujarat  is organizing a  “Two day Training Workshop on Anti-Doping Regulations and Good Governance in Sports” on 30th and 31stof March, 2016 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, […]

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Argentina removed from World Anti-Doping Code’s non-compliant list

Following a circular vote of its Foundation Board members, WADA announces that it has removed the Secretaría de Deporte de la República Argentina (Argentinian NADO) from the list of signatories previously deemed non-compliant with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code (Code). The Argentinian NADO has resolved the outstanding issue related to the use of non-accredited laboratories.

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WADA Statement on Kenyan NADO

Further to WADA’s recent statement in response to media reports on Kenya, WADA wishes to provide an update on the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK)’s compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code).

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WADA Statement on X Games in Norway

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was concerned to learn of the absence of a quality anti-doping testing program at the X Games, which begins in Oslo on Wednesday, 24 February.

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Sport and Intellectual Property- WIPO

Innovation and creativity are key drivers in the world of sport. In every sporting field, inventors and creators are working behind the scenes to push the boundaries, creating new opportunities for enjoyment and for athletes to better their performance.

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Sport and Branding- WIPO

Brands are critical for creating business value, and the sports business is no exception. Strong brands command customer loyalty and premium prices, constituting valuable assets that drive company revenue and growth. They are central to many sports business transactions, especially sponsorship deals and product merchandising. And at the heart of branding lie trademarks.

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Broadcasting & Media Rights in Sport- WIPO

Established in 1970, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is an international organization dedicated to helping ensure that the rights of creators and owners of intellectual property are protected worldwide, and that inventors and authors are therefore recognized and rewarded for their ingenuity. This international protection acts as a spur to human creativity, pushing back […]

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All you need to know about WADA’S Anti-Doping Rule Violations

This content is referred from 2013 ANTI-DOPING RULE VIOLATIONS REPORT of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).