ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Salute to Dissent

Legitimate safe harbours can balance sportspersons’ right to register conscientious dissent with the need to ensure respect for sporting ideals and the Olympic spirit.

Political Actions and Sports Policy

Banning sportspersons of certain nationalities from playing in India incentivises political opportunism.

Political Actions and Sports Policy: A Critique

The Indian government’s response to the banning of Pakistani players from the Hockey India League, and the Tamil Nadu government’s decision of not permitting the Sri Lankan cricketers to play in the IPL matches at Chennai raises grave concerns about the efficacy and desirability of such boycotts. It represents an entirely piecemeal approach of addressing diplomatic conflict, which will only incentivise political opportunism and devalue sporting contests.
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