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CHALLENGES OF ENFORCING CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sports) AWARDS: The Pechstein Case

By Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar)

This article focuses on the case of a German Cyclist, Claudia Pechstein. The case received a lot of attention at the global level because of the media coverage on her seven-year-long battle against a two-year suspension imposed on her for a disputed doping rules violation has brought her into the limelight even more than her sporting laurels and achievements.

Rishika analyses why the CAS judgement is questionable in the case of Claudia Pechstein and suggests reforms to prevent the same.

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The influx of legal jargons for the removal of panjandrums

By-Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar)

Reagan once said, “Status quo is the mess we are in.”

Sports administration is the backbone for the growth and development of the athletes, sports organizations, professional and semi- professional leagues. It provides the necessary impetus for changing the sporting performance of any nation. The love-hate relationship between sports and politics has been a media hot-potato since forever. Due to excessive politicization of sports there has been a detrimental effect to the overall progress of sports in our country. Consequently there is a retrenched resentment in the every Indian sports fan. This article elaborates upon the present system of governance and prospective policy and legislative changes that can be a harbinger of good times for Indian sports.

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