Volume : 2, Issue : 4, APR 2016


Mr. Mallikarjun, Mr. Vijaykumar S D


This article illuminates key issues surrounding the present model of sports governance in India. Further, it seeks to examine the reasons behind consistently poor performance of Indian athletes in the Olympic sports and the role that the government can play in order to change the abysmal situation that prevails at the moment. The article goes on to examine the governance models used in some of the most successful sporting nations of the world and picks up cues from them to propose an alternative model of sports governance for India that would help address the issues identified.


Sports, Governance, India, Regulator, Federations, Olympics.

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