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Doping Destroys Sport #Blackmark campaign- Initiative of The Irish Sport Council

Watch a video from Sport Ireland’s ‪#‎Blackmark‬ campaign, encouraging athletes not to destroy sport through doping. An initiative of The Irish Sports Council.

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Report of Supreme Court Committee Reforms in Cricket

Cricket is a national sport that connects the people of India in a unique way. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (‘BCCI’) which administers the game in the nation, however, continues to be mired in one controversy after another. These include serious inaction regarding betting and match-fixing, frequent amendments to the rules

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REPORT OF THE SUPREME COURT COMMITTEE ON SUNDAR RAMAN

The Supreme Court in its judgement dated 22.01.2015 in Civil Appeal No. 4235/4236 of 2014 while discussing Question No.6 framed in Paragraph 19 observed that the role and conduct of Mr. Sundar Raman, Chief Operating Officer (COO), IPL gave rise to a serious suspicion about his involvement in the betting affairs of the team owners/officials […]

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Oscar Pistorius is Guilty of Murder

A new turn in the judgement of Oscar Pistorius case has been witnessed today when justice Leach announced the verdict that “Oscar Pistorius is guilty of murder”.

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Impact of Strategic Sports Marketing on Product Development: A Nike Case Study

Nike, Inc. is deemed the single most valuable sports brand globally for the manufacture, and marketing of athletic shoes and apparel. The Beaverton, Oregon, USA headquartered company is stated to command more than 60% of the US footwear market which is the most valuable market for its shoe product.

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Whether the Blade Runner can make a comeback? PART-1

Oscar Pistorius, South Africa’s double-amputee, and former Paralympic athlete, and gold medalist also known as “Blade Runner” is/was the South African sprint runner with the net worth of 5 million USD, that was ‘estimated’ prior to his conviction for killing his girlfriend.

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From documentary to suspension: Russia’s Doping scandal

Russia has a rich history of sports with various sports disciplines.The country has maintained its consistent positions since 1952 Olympics and never went below third place in the world.

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WADA released a List of 114 world-wide disqualified Athlete Support Personnel

On 14th Sept’15 WADA has been published a list of 114 Athlete Support Personnel who have breached anti-doping rules. The list contains the names, nationality and end date of the disqualifying status of these 144 Athlete support personnel excluding those cases that are under appeal and consideration.

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Can a player’s sentiment cost a fortune for his sponsors?

The Indian cricket team has scripted history by clinching a series victory after 22 years on the Srilankan soil recently. There were a lot of positives that came out of the game for both the sides but an incident featuring Rohit Sharma has sparked an interesting debate with respect to branding.  In the last test […]

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WADA Technical Document for Sport Specific Analysis: Part 1

As part of WADA’s move towards ensuring Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) implement more intelligent and effective anti-doping programs, Article 5.4.1 of the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code (WADC2015) states – “WADA, in consultation with International Federations and other AntiDoping Organizations, will adopt a Technical Document under the International Standard for Testing and Investigations (ISTI) that establishes by […]

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Sporting events at the expense of Human rights

  “We promise you to provide a better place to reside than what you have now,” says the chief of Olympic organisation during the initial stage of the Brazil football World cup 2014 preparation to a commoner residing in the place where the government has decided to construct a stadium. 

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Sports gambling, economy and laws in India

The Recent suspension of Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings from the world’s richest cricket league “Indian Premiere League” due to betting charges on the team owners and spot-fixing charges on the team players results in the smashed hopes of the remainder of the cricketers from the squad.