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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


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


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

Chief Advisor & Managing Editor

Julian Henrique Dias Rodrigues


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) (, 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


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

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.

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.

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.

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 Board

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.

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. 

Indu Dasari

Editing and Drafting Team


Indu is a third year Mechanical Engineering student at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus. She has been following NBA for years and it landed her several opportunities to write for sports websites in India. It was Stephen Curry’s Unanimous MVP season that got her into basketball but the analytical side kept her going. She has a keen interest in statistical analysis of basketball data and coming up with better performance parameters as opposed to the crude measures currently being used.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

COntent editors

Chandra Lekha

Content Editor


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.

Aditya Sunil

Content Associate Editor


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


K. Suyash Prateek

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai


Deeptangshu Kar

Chanakya National Law University, Patna


Kshitij Agrawal 

M Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bengaluru


Rishi Raj Mukherjee

National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi


Sankarson Das

RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata

Souhardya Biswas _ Jogesh Chandra Chaudh

Souhardya Biswas 

Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College, Kolkata


Rahul Naresh

Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad


Dhanwantri Ananth

ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad


Karan Mathias

Christ University (School of Law), Bangalore


Abhishek Ranjan

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow


Nikhil Raghavendra Parshy

Scottish Church College, Kolkata


Devesh Arora

Amity Law School, Kolkata


Sanjeev Ramakrishnan

Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat

Sidheswar Sahoo_National Law University

Sidheswar Sahoo

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack


Joseph Pious

Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur


Prabal Srivastava

Galgotias University, Greater Noida


Hanah Philip

Christ University (School of Law), Bangalore