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Pro Kabaddi Auction, 2018 – Tackling the economics behind the commercial raid

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

“A beautiful balance is what is required between holding on and letting go in the game of kabaddi”

In sports as in life, Kabaddi teaches us many valuable lessons. No wonder in just a matter of 4 years, PKL has gripped the nation in its fervour. PKL auction, 2018 was certainly one of the most speculated pre-sporting events in the country. This blogpost by Rishika Mendiratta explains the law and economics behind the PKL player auction.

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The commercial handshake: Exploring the pervasiveness of IPL-IPR

By Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar)

The transition from Orwell’s interpretation of, “Sports is war minus shooting” to Andre Maurious’ description of, “Business is a combination of war and sport” encapsulates the present scenario of societal and commercial inter-linkages of the sports industry.
In the Indian context, IPL is the best example justifying this scenario. The following article tries to explain the rationale, means and instances of Intellectual Property Protection in the Indian Premier League.

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PPP IN SPORTS

By Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar)

The diversification in the manner and ways of playing sports along with changes in technology have resulted in greater sophistication in the requirement of the sporting infrastructure. The Commonwealth Games, 2010 (CWG, 2010) and Formula One were the two mega-sporting events which India had organised recently aside from cricketing tournaments. In the recent future it will be organizing the Under- 17 FIFA World Cup and is looking for the prospects to successfully bid for hosting Under- 22 FIFA World Cup. The creation of sports infrastructure will also have various complementary benefits for the country such as the development of urban infrastructure along with booming prospects of sports tourism. In this article Rishika analyses the intersection between PPP and sports in India.

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