Sports and Athletics encompass the favourite pass time of several millennial. Commercial Exploitation of this indulgence has paved way to the creation of numerous sporting events or games, in the frame and form of Franchises, Endorsements, Public Appearances, including but not limited to Branding, Image-Building, etc. This wide-spread, growth in Sporting Activities makes its regulation and governance imperative.
The term Sports Law, is a conundrum that which by virtue of itself, is a mere non-existential terminology, but which when looked in through the lens of various applicable laws, Civil, Criminal and Commercial, provides a paradigm shift. The need for this paradigmatic approach was imperative on account of illegal and unethical practices that were purported to be committed by the persons engaged in the Sporting Events or games, including but not limited to actions such as Match-fixing, use of performance enhancing drugs, substance abuse, breach of trust, misrepresentations unethical practices of sports management companies to poach players, indemnity, unreasonable terms, issues of Public Policy in ticket sales, transparency and accountancy of federations and associations and nodal agencies, broader implication of the conflict of interest rule, issues on abuse of dominance and anticompetitive behaviour, etc.