About I.S.L.R. Pandektis

International Sports Law Review Pandektis

The Official Journal of IASL is “International Sports Law Review Pandektis” (I.S.L.R. Pandektis) published twice per year and bound as a volume every two years. Is directed by an Editorial Committee presided by Dimitrios Panagiotopoulos Assoc. Professor, University of Athens.

Aim: The development and the promotion of the Sports Law Science worldwide. The presentation of authentic jurisprudence law cases, specialized legislation’s and courts of justice nationally and internationally. I.S.L.R. Pandektis basic goal is to communicate and deliver a scientific message of the emerge Science of Sports Law.

Publications: Articles and studies -based on sports law- are published into the I.S.L.R. Pandektis. Articles regarding the Sports relations (in the national and international level), and the sports organizations (their legal status and the law that governs their function), are also published in this volume. Studies about the labor relations in athletics and articles concerning the law of the Olympic Games are included into this volume of the I.S.L.R. Pandektis, as well.

Till now, there have been published 10 volumes of I.S.L.R. Pandektis.


  • Prof. Dimitrios Panagiotopoulos, University of Athens, Advocate, Attorney-at-law, Former Vice Rector of Central Greek University, President of International Association of Sports Law (IASL), Greece

Associate Editors:

  • Prof. Gerard Auneau, University of Toulouse, France
  • Prof. Keeyoung Yeun, Dongguk University of Seoul, South Korea

General Editing

Prof. ShevchenkoOlga (PhDJur), Lawyer,   Moscow State Law Academy,Secretary General of International Association of Sports Law (IASL), Russia

Assistant Editing

Ζografenia Κallimani,Trainee Lawyer, Post Graduate Student in Sports Law, National and Kapodistrian  CanditadeUniversity of Athens, Greece

Editorial Board

Prof. Αyodeji PeterAgbonjinmi, (Ph.D., LL.B., BL),  Sport Sciences University of Venda for Science and Technology, Advocate,Nigeria.
Prof. Steve Cornelius,Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa
Prof.JosLuis Carretero Lestón, University of Malaga, Spain
Prof. LIN Xiaoai , Nanjing University Science and Technology, China
Prof. JamesNafziger, University of Willamette, USA
Prof. Andras Nemes, (Dr.Jur., Ph.D) Faculty of PE and Sport Sciences Head of Dept. Sport management, Semmelweis University, sport lawyer, Budapest, Hungary
Prof.Marios-DanielPapaloukas, University of Peloponnese, Greece
Prof. Klaus Vieweg, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
Prof. Alexandru Virgil Voicu,Babe?-Bolyai” University, Lawyer, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Prof. K. Watanabe, University of Kyoto, Japan
Prof. Wang Xiaoping, China University of Political Science and Law
Vice Director of China Sports Law Research Center, Beijing
Prof. Lic. Karel Luis Pachot Zambrana, University of Oriente, Facultad de Derecho El derecho al deporte, la Constitucin y las Normas de ordenacin Del deporte en Cuba
Prof. Keeyoung Yeun, Dongguk University of Seoul, South Korea
HUIYIN GXIANG,Assoc.Prof. Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, China.
Prof. John T. Wolohan,Ithaca College - Sport Management & Media, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Special Collaborators

LEO“N ALFONS Associate at Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo Sports Lawyers, Spain.

Dele Akpata,Lecturer, Sports and Recreation, University of Botswana

Iskander M. Amirov, PhD, Head of the Theory of state and law chair of Ufa  Law Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia

Ioannis Anagnostopoulos ( Dr.), Advocate, Doctoral candidate at the University of Athens, Scientific Assistant, University of Peloponnese, Greece

Justyna Balcarczyk,LL.M. Associate Professor, University of Wroclaw (Poland), Lawyer at SPCG Law Firm, admitted to the Bar in Poland

Jakub Basciuk, Department of Criminology and Economic Crminal Law Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics, University of Wroclaw, Poland

Ta Bhuvanedra, Lawyer cum Sport Sociologist, Sri Lanka

Esteve Bosch Capdevilla,(Dr.) Tenured Lecturer of Civil Law Study Group on Sports Law, Revira i Virgili University Tarragona, Spain

Girardin Benoit, Course Lecture atFaculty of Law, McGill University,Canada

Maurício Ferrão Pereira Borges, Advocate, Brasil   Georges Cavalier, Maitre de conferences Habilite a Dinger des Recherches, Universite Lyon 3, Faculte de Droit, France

Ricardo Gentzsch,Abogado/LawyerLLM/K, Schiller Abogados, Spain

Manuel J. Martin Dominguez, Gomez-Acebo & Pombo, Spain

Anna Di Giandomenico,PhD and Law Philosophy Researcher at the University of Teramo, Italy

Sotelo Joaquin Gonzαlez, Journalist and fellow Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Georgi Gradev,Sport Counsel in Sofia, Bulgaria

Dr.KadirGurten, Member of Ankara University Law Faculty, Turkey

CÉSARGIRALDO Lawyer , Socio En GHER & ASOCIADOS, Colombia.

S. vilanova Hernαndez, Judge of Appeal, Puerto Rico

Tasos Kaburakis, Assistant Professor Department of Management, John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University, USA

ALEXEYKULIK Graduate of law faculty of the Moscow State University named after M.V.Lomonosov, Russia.

MAGDALENA K?DZIORLecturer (Dr.), The School of Law and Public Administration in Przemy?l, Poland

YOKO KUSHIDAChief Secretary Japan Sports Arbitration Agency, Japan.

Johan Lixdholm, LL.D. Senior Lecturer in Law Umea University Department of Law, Sweden

Ioannis Mournianakis, Dr.  LL.M. (Heidelberg), Attorney-at-law, Greece

Gabriela Autran Dourado Dutra Nicacio,Lawyer, Brazil

YuriyOleshkevich,Member of the Sports Law Commission, PA "Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers", Belarus.

Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos, Sports Management University of Peloponnese, MBA Economic University of Athens, Greece

KANGRAEHYOUK Attorney at Law , Legal Affairs Team, Korean Olympic Committee Seoul, Korea.

RAPHA  STÉPHANE  Lecturer at the University of Toulouse III - PhD student in private law at the University of Toulouse I, France.

MARIIA TIKHONOVA Asst. Professor (Ph.D), Lecturer of Civil Law of the Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

Vittar Eduardo Smith, Lawyer,Secretariat of Sport, Argentina

Aldons Vrublevskis,President of the Latvian Olympic Committee, Latvia

Lingling Wei, PhD candidate, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

Adel Zeramdini, Lawyer, Tunisia

Gonzalo Bernardo Ochoa Zubillaga, Lawyer, Iusport Bufet Juridico, Mexico

ZHANG XIAOSHI, Sports Law Research Center of China University of Political Science and La, China

ZHAO JING, Sports Law Research Center of China University of Political Science and Law, China


Contributors (vol.12 2017-18)

  AlekseevS. V.,Chairman of the Commission on Sports Law of the Association of Lawyers of Russia, PhD, Professor Moscow State Law University named after O.E. Kutafin, Russia.AvornicGheorghe, Professor (PhD Habil., Lawyer) and Rector of the “Constantin Stere" University in Chi?in?u, the Republic of Moldova, President of the Moldovan Association of Jurists, Moldova.BarmpiIoanna, Sports Lawyer- Football Industries MBA, Greece.C?LIN BUDI?AN, lector (PhD, Lawyer) at the Romanian National Institute for Training and Improvement of Lawyers (INPPA), Cluj Bar Association, Romania, Member of IASL, holder of a type C UEFA coaching license, accredited by the Romanian Football Federation, Romania. CRI?AN GHEORGE EUGEN,Lecturer University, Prime Prosecutor of the Cluj-Napoca Court of Law Romani,DINGLI ROBERT, (Dr.) Lawyer, Dingli & Dingli Law Firm, Malta.GIANDOMENICO ANNA DIAssistant Professor (PhD) ,University of Teramo, Italy.   Hongjun Ma, Professor of China University of Political Science and Law,  Deputy director of Sports Law Research Center, China. PeskovAnatoly, Head of Security Department, Russian International Olympic University,Advocate, Ph.D. in Law. Kallimani Zografenia Postgraduate Student, University of Athens Greece.  KAMENKOV V. S .Deputy Chairman of the Union of Lawyers of Belarus, Head of the Chair of the Belarusian State University, PhD, Honored Lawyer of the Republic of Belarus, Belarus.KONSTANTINIDIS KONSTANTINOS,Manager, Candidate Dr. , Nationa and Kapodistrian of Athens, Greece.  MEDEICAMELIA-FLORENTINA,PhD Candidate, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, Romania, MIHAIDAN,Managing Partener at Mihai & Co Business lawyers, Romania.Nemes András Prof., Lex Sportiva Hungarian Society of Sport slaw, Hungaria. PapaloykasMarios. Professor at the University of Peloponnese Attorney-at-Law,Greece.PESKOV A. N, Advocate (PhD), Member of the Executive Committee of the International Union of Lawyers, Member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Sports Law, Russia.ShevchenkoOlga A., Doctor of science (Law), Director of the International Cooperation Office of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Russia. SERRA FRANCESCA MARIAAttorney at Law(Dr.) and Contract professor at UNICUSANO University of Rome, Italy. YURLOV A.SERGEY, Lawyer (Master of Sports, Ph.D. in law) member of the National Association of Russian Sports Lawyers, International Association of Sports Law, National Association of Russian Sports Lawyers, Russia. VOICU Alexandru-Virgil Professor (av.) PhD., Professor (r) of Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania.XIANGXU, Wuhan University School of Law, Ph.D student, China.

Important notice: When an author is referring to texts from the IASL database, he is obliged to mention the sources as well as the review in which they are published.