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Global Sports Policy Review (ISSN (O): 2582-8886) is the first of its kind multidisciplinary online sports journal which combines articles addressing the overall sports curriculum and sports policy matters which revolve around trending sports-related issues of the era, starting from legal and administrative policies to all other sports-related affairs across other disciplines. This online journal is the outcome of an individual community. It is a peer-reviewed journal and is backed by a strong advisory and editorial board, together with professional business staff and independent overseers, who are responsible for carrying out day-to-day operations in the field of global sports.  We pride ourselves in accepting research articles from all divisions of scholarly society, as well as Students and Sports Enthusiasts.

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Our Mission

We aim to provide a 360-degree coverage of various aspects related to Sports field. The scope is wide enough to include E-Sports and niche sports like ice hockey along with other mainstream sports. We aim to spread awareness and cultivate active interest in sports among the Student community,  not in terms of just being there to physically participate on the field, but also to explore sports as a professional subject to read and carry research on. We aim to encourage people to be aware of the existing and ever-changing framework and policy, so much so that it becomes a person’s one-stop access to the latest updates and in-depth research about the Sports sector.

Think Tank

Subhrajit Chanda

Founder & Editor-in-chief

Subhrajit Chanda

LLM-SPORTS LAW, NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY, UK

Subhrajit Chanda is an Asst. Lecturer at OP Jindal Global University, and Visiting Faculty at Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad, where he was in-charge of Center of Sports Law and Policy.
He has played for the Sports Authority of India - Eastern Region. He has worked as sports mentor volunteer at Nottingham Trent University and has collaborated with Laureus Foundation and the UK Media and Sports Government.
He has also edited and also contributed chapters in several books related to sports law, and was invited on the review boards of many sports law journals.

Avinash Singh

Director & Managing Editor

Avinash Singh

BBA LLB, LLM

Avinash Singh is a sports enthusiast, specifically cricket, who did his B.B.A.LL.B. and further, did his LL.M. from Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University. He has had a long association with the Competition Commission of India & IIM, Lucknow. He has edited a book  named Sports Law and Policy Global Scenario, ISBN 978-81-946558-2-4. He is presently an Asst. Professor at Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad.

Julian Henrique Dias Rodrigues

Advisor & Managing Editor

Julian Henrique Dias Rodrigues

LLM-SPORTS LAW, UNIVERSITY CASTELO BRANCO, BRAZIL

Julian Henrique Dias Rodrigues is a member of the Sports Law Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (Paraná Section), Defender, Auditor of the Full Court and Prosecutor in the Sports Courts of football, golf, rowing and indoor football in the State of Paraná, Brazil (2009-2011). He was a member of the Portuguese Sports Law Association (2019) and the Brazilian Institute of Sports Law (2010).

In 2017, he founded Comparative Law (Direito Comparado) (www.direitocomparado.pt), a legal information portal and online courses in the Portuguese - Brazilian and Portuguese - European space, a pioneer in legal education focused on the internationalization of law. 

Nishant Sheokand

Co-Advisor & Managing Editor

Nishant Sheokand

MASTERS IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT & LEGAL SKILLS, ISDE, FC BARCELONA, SPAIN

Nishant Sheokand is the Assistant Dean, Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of IFIM Business and Law School, Bangalore, Karnataka. He also teaches law at the OP Jindal Global University (JGU). Additionally, he is the Director of BrookWood Interiors and has previously been a Legal Consultant for Dr. BR Ambedkar National Law University, Sonipat, Haryana. 

Junior Editors

PRUTHVI-GERBEN PATEL

Junior Editor

Pruthvi-Gerben Patel is a legal trainee at the Gymnastic Ethic Foundation, Lausanne. He is a Master of Law student at the University of Lausanne and has previously been a legal trainee at FIFA's Dispute Resolution Chamber's Database.

RUSHIKA M.

Junior Editor

Rushika M. is a penultimate year law student at St. Joseph's School of Law, Bengaluru. With a keen inclination towards sports, gaming, media, entertainment and intellectual property law. she is currently pursuing a Diploma in International Sports Law and certificate courses in Media and Entertainment laws with Enhelion Knowledge Ventures. 

AAKASH BATRA

Junior Editor

Aakash Batra is a student of law at Symbiosis Law School, Pune. He has played professional football and has transformed this passion into Sports Law and Policy Review Reporter, as a co-founder and editor.

RIA MISHRA

Junior Editor

Ria Mishra is a student of law at Symbiosis Law School Pune. A sportsperson herself, she  is also the co-founder and editor of Sports Law and Policy Review Reporter.

ARCHIT UNIYAL

Junior Editor

Archit is a penultimate year BBA LLB student at OP Jindal Global University with a deep interest and aim to build a career in sports law. Being an ardent cricket fan since childhood and a National Tennis Player in his school days is the reason which led to him to develop an interest towards sports law. As Sports law also overlaps substantially with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), he is also keen to indulge more in understanding and learning about IPR.

ANSHUL RAMESH

Junior Editor

Anshul is a fourth-year law student pursuing B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree at Jindal Global Law School, India. He has an avid interest in sports law, corporate law and competition law. He has written multiple articles in the sports law realm. 

He particularly enjoys watching football, cricket and Formula 1. He is also a die-hard FC Bayern Munich supporter.

Associate Editorial Committee

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Sathyanarayanan Iyer

Editing and Drafting Team

Sathyanarayanan Iyer is currently practising as an Advocate in Tamil Nadu. He holds an LLM in Sports Law from Nottingham Trent University. His areas of interest include match-fixing and anti-doping laws. Other than that, he is a complete cricket freak.

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Sanjeev Ramakrishnan

Editing and Drafting Team

Sanjeev is a third-year B.B.A.LL.B. student at Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat and a former national-level swimmer. He is keenly interested in corporate law, capital markets and sports law. He is immensely passionate about the NBA and the NFL. He is enthusiastic to understand and further the interests of sportspersons in India.

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Krati Singhai

Editing and Drafting Team

Krati Singhai has pursued LL.M. from NLIU, Bhopal and B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from RGNUL, Patiala. She is specialised in Constitutional and Administrative Law. She is a sports enthusiast and has a keen interest in research and public policy. She believes in exploring legal phenomena beyond the law books and finding learning opportunities in the process.

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Archit Vyas

Editing and Drafting Team

Archit Vyas is a penultimate year law student from Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (2018-2023). Being an athlete and has represented the university and school teams across various basketball and football tournaments has made him inclined towards sports. This avid interest in sports has pushed me to explore the field of sports law academically. 

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Rohit Devnani

Editing and Drafting Team

Rohit is an undergraduate B.B.A.LL.B student and also former cricket player at CBCA (Gujarat Cricket Association) and Western Railways cricket team. Being engaged in the field of sports and law, he finds his keen interest in the field of Intellectual Property Law, Contract Law and certain areas of sports management. He has also been associated with an institutional sports centre as a member for research, public relations and finance. 

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Arnav Joshi 

Editing and Drafting Team

Arnav Joshi is a fourth-year law student. He has previously worked as a research intern at Centre for Sports Law, Business and Governance at Jindal Global Law School. Arnav is an ardent football fanatic and an F1 fan. His academic interest lies in sports law and intellectual property law.

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Nishant Raina

Editing and Drafting Team

Nishant is a penultimate year student at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur. He is specifically interested in the interaction between different fields of knowledge and has over 10 Certificates in various subjects such as Psychology, Philosophy, Politics, Public Policy, Law, Environment, Economics etc. He is an Athlete and has won medals at District, State and National Level Athletic Events. Apart from being an integral part and representing his College Football Team since his first year, Nishant also played for District Cricket Academy, Gautam Budh Nagar during school years.

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Samriddhi Jha

Editing and Drafting Team

Samriddhi Jha is a second-year student, studying BBA LLB (Hons.) at Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal. Samriddhi has keen interest in legal research and writing and she has presented several papers in different universities across India. She has also worked in the Team of Editors in the first ever Research and Advocacy booklet of Antahakarana group and is currently working on a research project conducted by Maharashtra NLU. 

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Priyanka Ray

Editing and Drafting Team

Priyanka is a third-year BBA LL.B student at Jindal Global Law School with a keen interest in dispute resolution, intellectual property rights, media law, and sports law. She is a former national-level swimmer who is passionate about sports and committed to gender equality in sports.

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Anirban Aly Mandal 

Editing and Drafting Team

Anirban is a third-year law student who is currently pursuing his BBA LLB degree from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad. Alongside Constitutional and Intellectual Property Law, he is immensely passionate about Formula One and sports in general. He is currently the Head of the Research and Academic Committee of the Literary and Debate Society, SLSH and as such revels in the field of legal research and content writing. His ambition is to further the scope of Formula One as a sport in India while exploring the world of content creation and publication along the way.

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Deokinandan Sharma

Editing and Drafting Team

Deokinandan is a third-year law student at O P Jindal Global University, whose main interests lie in the intricacies of Sports Law. Apart from Sports Law, his interests lie in Maritime Law and Aerospace & Defence Law. He is also a team member at Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) programme which believes in empowering communities by increasing diversity in legal education.

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Ryan James

Editing and Drafting Team

Ryan is a Law student from School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore. He is a die-hard sports Enthusiast and is also part of his college Basketball and athletics team. He is working towards becoming a Sports Lawyer and is always curious to learn more.

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Smartaz Majumder

Editing and Drafting Team

Smartaz Majumder is a B.A.LL.B. student and an ardent sports enthusiast. He has a keen interest in Sports Law. He has bagged medals in multiple national Olympiads.

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Rohan Mathew Therattil

Editing and Drafting Team

Rohan is a first-year law student studying at the School of Law Christ University and is an avid football and further sports enthusiast. His love for sports and desire to know the law has led him to develop a keen interest in the field of sports law.

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Athul Vergis Cherian

Editing and Drafting Team

Athul is a first-year student at the School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore pursuing a BBA LLB(Hons). He is a football player and is interested in golfing too. This passion of his has led him into the emerging fields of sports law.

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Yashas TR

Editing and Drafting Team

Yashas is a second-year law student at the Jindal Global Law School. His areas of research and liking include Comparative Constitutional Law, Alternate Dispute Resolution,  Post Colonial Conflict Theory, Sports Law & the intersection of law with technology & gender. In addition to this, his interests include debating, playing the mridangam and making the perfect sandwich.

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Shivam  Salunke

Editing and Drafting Team

Shivam Salunke is a second-year sports management student at IISM Mumbai and has a keen interest in nutrition, especially sports nutrition. He has also completed courses in Nutrition as well and plans to be a Sports & Performance Enthusiast in the future. He enjoys a variety of sports ranging from football to table tennis.  

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Khushi Agarwal

Editing and Drafting Team

Khushi Agarwal is an undergraduate B.A.LL.B student at ILS Law College, Pune. As a national level football player, she has a keen interest in understanding the judicial process of this country, particularly within the realms of Sports Law, Antitrust Law and Constitutional Law. She is a core committee member of the Sports Law Cell at her institution, an avid mooter and is constantly engaged in contributing to legal scholarship in various editorial capacities.

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Mahin Rai

Editing and Drafting Team

Mahin Rai is a BBA LLB student from Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat. He has previously interned with Krida Legal, Baseline Ventures India Ltd. and Professional Management Group and worked as a research associate under Prof Shaun Star.

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Rakshit Sharma

Editing and Drafting Team

Rakshit Sharma is a Chat Associate with TTEC. Being an engineering graduate from Hasmukh Goswami College of Engineering, he is a  sports enthusiast and a sports lover who is trying to make his passion for sports and dream of working in a sports industry a reality. 

COntent editors

Chandra Lekha

Content Editor

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Chandra Lekha is a third-year BA LLB student at Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat. She has represented her school in various sports including basketball and volleyball. Over the last few years, she has been following the Grand Slams along with other tournaments hosted by the ICC and/or the BCCI. Her areas of interest include competition law, sports law, and arbitration. She is passionate about using her knack for research to help broaden her horizons and to promote gender equality in the world of sports.

Mayank Hebbar

Content Editor

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Mayank Hebbar is a final year BA LLB student at OP Jindal Global University and has been selected as an incoming Masters student at ISDE, Madrid, for a Masters in International Sports Law. He has played football at the state level and the Bengaluru FC Under 21 contingent, from where his deep passion for sports has come from.

Aditya Sunil

Content Associate Editor

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Aditya Sunil is pursuing a BBA LLB degree from the School of Law, Christ University. His love for football and cricket along with his passion for the law has led him to develop an interest in sports law.

campus ambassadors

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K. Suyash Prateek

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai

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Deeptangshu Kar

Chanakya National Law University, Patna

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Kshitij Agrawal 

M Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bengaluru

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Rishi Raj Mukherjee

National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi

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Sankarson Das

RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata

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Souhardya Biswas 

Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College, Kolkata

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Rahul Naresh

Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad

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Dhanwantri Ananth

ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad

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Karan Mathias

Christ University (School of Law), Bangalore

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Abhishek Ranjan

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow

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Nikhil Raghavendra Parshy

Scottish Church College, Kolkata

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Devesh Arora

Amity Law School, Kolkata

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Sanjeev Ramakrishnan

Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat

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Sidheswar Sahoo

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

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Joseph Pious

Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

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Prabal Srivastava

Galgotias University, Greater Noida

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Hanah Philip

Christ University (School of Law), Bangalore