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  • University of Leipzig: Course Sports Management

    If you are interested in Sports Management there is a course offered by the University of Leipzig and financed by the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. Duration: 04. 04. 2016 – 31. 07. 2016 Arrival in Germany: 30. 03. 2016 – 03. 04. 2016 Application deadline: 31. 01. 2016 (applications to be sent to the […]

    Posted at January 12, 2016 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off
  • Director of CSL discusses partnership with Strathmore University

    Posted at September 29, 2015 » By : » Categories : News » 1 Comment
  • THE MAURICE ODUMBE CASE: Odumbe A victim of Advocate’s Tactical Mistake?

    On 17/8/04, Maurice Odumbe, then a Kenya cricket international, was handed a 5 year cricket ban by the Kenya Cricket Association (KCA). The ban was handed to the cricketer following recommendations made by a committee set up by the KCA to investigate the cricketer’s conduct in relation to claims of misconduct and match fixing leveled […]

    Posted at August 29, 2015 » By : » Categories : Articles & Reviews » Comments Off
  • Sports Decisions: is the long arm of the law reaching for Private Sports Clubs?

    Historically, the courts have been very slow to find the existence of an express or implied right to challenge the decisions of sports associations. In the Australian case of Australian Football League Vs. Carlton Football Club Limited, the learned judge held that, “… the kind of organizations with whose internal decisions the courts have declined […]

    Posted at August 29, 2015 » By : » Categories : Articles & Reviews » 1 Comment
  • Doping in Athletics: What You Need to Know

    World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president, John Fahey, visited Kenya last year following reports from a German television station that there was widespread doping amongst Kenyan Athletes. Just a few weeks ago track legendMoses Kiptanui, a former 3000m steeplechase world record holder made similar remarks in the media. Some Kenyan Athletes have been suspended from competition […]

    Posted at August 28, 2015 » By : » Categories : Articles & Reviews » 1 Comment
  • Sports Management

    by Elvis Majani and Nick Osoro Introduction Sport management involves any combination of skills related to organizing, controlling, directing, budgeting, planning, evaluating and leading within the context of an organization or department whose primary objective is related to the development of sport. Governments must be seen to be making a positive impact in sports management […]

    Posted at August 27, 2015 » By : » Categories : News » 1 Comment
  • Impact of Sports around the world

    by Felix Majani and Elvis Majani 1. Introduction Sports can and does bring joy and happiness to millions around the world. And in particular to the less privileged, it is a ladder to financial success and economic development. In most developing countries, athletes desire to work hard not only for themselves and their families but […]

    Posted at August 27, 2015 » By : » Categories : News » 1 Comment
  • Anti-doping & top Kenyan Athletes – Lessons from Rita Jeptoo’s Case

    There is a great deal of information as well as misinformation about Rita Jeptoo’s case. Hopefully this article will shed a light on the issue and encourage positive debate. Rita Jeptoo is a renowned Kenyan marathon runner whose sample tested positive for EPO – full name- erythropoietin  (pronounced eh-ri-thro-poy-tin) aprohibited substance on the IAAF prohibited list . The […]

    Posted at November 4, 2014 » By : » Categories : Articles & Reviews » Comments Off
  • Jurisdictional Handicaps of The Sports Disputes Tribunal

    The enactment of the Sports Act 2013 ushered in a new order in sports dispute resolution. The Act established the sports disputes tribunal and empowered it to resolve certain sports disputes specified in the Act. A chairman and other members of the tribunal have since been appointed to carry out the mandate of the sports […]

    Posted at June 3, 2014 » By : » Categories : Articles & Reviews » Comments Off
  • Kick for peace

    In the 2007/2008 post-election ethnic violence over 1,200 Kenyans lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were displaced rendering them homeless for months. The willingness of many Kenyan youth to engage in violence shocked the world. The 2007-08 violence was the most widely reported and the episode in which the international community was most involved. […]

    Posted at April 15, 2014 » By : » Categories : News » 2 Comments