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Match Manipulation and Inadequacy of Indian Criminal Law

“The integrity of the game is everything” Peter Uberroth
Sporting Integrity is one of the most controversial points of the current century. Issues such as doping, betting, gambling, match-manipulation have engulfed the sporting sphere. In India, the issue of match-fixing has sprung up time and again, highlighting the inadequacy of the current system of administration and governance in mitigating its occurrence. In this article, our Guest Contributor, – Ishwar Singh Poonia has explained the complexities of regulation of match-fixing regulation in India.

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The need to ban animal sports: Dog Racing and Cock-Fights (Part III)

By Sakshi Pawar (Co-founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar)

Animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself. -James Anthony Froude

In the previous posts we have addressed the legality of animal sports in India and worldwide with a special focus on bull racing.
In this final part of the 3 series article Sakshi Pawar has analyzed the legality and impact of dog racing and cockfighting in India.

It is time to act against the cruelty of animal sports with the same passion with which we support sports in general.

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India’s Safest Bet- Legalising of Gambling

By Sakshi Pawar and Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar)

As we go past celebrating another National Sports Day, we can be positive about the future of Indian sports. There have been various initiatives by the government and the private players alike to help India become a greater sporting nation.

However there is still a pertinent grey area with respect to legalization of betting and gambling in sports. In light of the constitution of the Law Commission to decide its fate, the article makes an attempt to analyse the importance of an imminent regulation on the legalization of betting and gambling in the country

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