Sports law in India - lex sportiva: A new statutory chapter
Khushboo Prakash, Dr. Anil Kumar Dixit
The emergence of sports law is new India. The people often wonder by hearing the term ‘Sports law’. In this article, we will focus on what is Sports Law? What circumstances led to need of sports law in India? What is the structural function of the different sports authority regulating different kinds of sports? What are the steps taken by the government to regulate sport and the stand of court for cleanness of sports as the country like India where sports is like ‘religion’ which is need to be protected and people can have faith in what they believe because sports need to be protected in its real sense as it is been dragged in mud due to some greedy people who see sports as opportunity for making money. Sports federation is having monopoly over all the decisions related to sports activity, sportsperson and so on, there is no role of government which is urgent need of the hour.