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

  • Asst. Prof. Shevchenko Olga (PhDJur), Lawyer, Asst. Prof.r, Moscow State Law Academy, Secretary General of International Association of Sports Law (IASL), Russia

Assistant General Editing

  • Vassiliki Ch. Kapogianni, (Dr.) Political Science, International Relations and International Public Law, Sorbonne, Paris II, Pantheon - Assas, France, Greece

Editorial Board

  • Prof. Ayodeji peter Agbonjinmi, (Ph.D., LL.B., BL), Sport Sciences University of Venda for Science and Technology, Advocate, Nigeria
  • Prof. John Anton, University of Tampa, USA
  • Prof. Paul Anderson, Associate Director, National Sports Law Institute Marquette University Law School
  • Prof. Brian Brooks, (B.A; M.A; LLM; Dip. Juris) Head of School of Business and Economics, Great Britain
  • Prof. Steve Cornelius, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa
  • Prof. Jose Luis Carretero Leston, University of Malaga, Spain
  • Prof. James Nafziger, University of Willamette, USA
  • Jon Heshka, Assistant Professor, Thompson Rivers University Kamloops, BC Canada
  • 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. Dusan Nikolic, Faculty of Law, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Prof. K. Saito, Kobe University, Japan Prof. Luc Silance, University of Brussels, Belgium
  • Prof. Paul Singh, Department of Sport and Movement Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Prof. Klaus Vieweg, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
  • Assoc. Prof. Alexandru Virgil Voicu, Babej-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 Constitucion y las Normas de ordenacion Del deporte en Cuba
  • Prof.John T. Wolohan, Ithaca College - Sport Management & Media, Ithaca, NY, USA

Special Collaborators

  • Stephen Argeris Jd, MBA, associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, USA
  • 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
  • Fransisco perez Amoros, PhD, Catedratique, Droit du Travail et de la Securite, Social Universite Autonome de Barcelona, Vicepresident- Iberoamericain Institut Droit Sportif, Spain
  • Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, 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
  • Giangiacomo Bausone, Lawyer in Rome - Academic, Italy
  • Karen Bill, Principal Lecturer, School of Sport & Exercise Science, University College Worcester, United Kingdom
  • 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 at Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada
  • Mauricio Ferrao 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
  • Lucio Colantuoni, Prof, a c. Avv. Lecturer in Civil law, Sports law, Law school, University of Milano, Italy
  • Manuel J. Martin Dominguez, Gomez-Acebo & Pombo, Spain
  • J. Zas Fernandez, Advocate, Uruguay
  • Anna Di Giandomenico, PhD and Law Philosophy Researcher at the University of Teramo, Italy
  • Sotelo Joaquin Gonzalez, Journalist and fellow Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Georgi Gradev, Sport Counsel in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Dr. Kadir Gurten, Member of Ankara University Law Faculty, Turkey
  • S. vilanova Hernandez, Judge of Appeal, Puerto Rico
  • Tone Jagodic, General Secretary, Olympic Committee of Slovenia
  • Ricardo Morte Ferrer, Sports Law Center, Spain
  • Karen L. Jones, JD, MAT.M.C. Asser Institute, Program Coordinator / International and European Sports Law
  • Tasos Kaburakis, Assistant Professor Department of Management, John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University, USA
  • Am. Kumar, (Dr.) Advocate Supreme Court of India, N. Delhi, India
  • Johan Lixdholm, LL.D. Senior Lecturer in Law Umea University Department of Law, Sweden
  • Cintia de Faria Pimentel Marques, Attorney-at-Law in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Alexandre Miguel Mestre, Sports Lawyer, Member of the Board of the Portuguese olympic Academy, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Ioannis Mournianakis, LL.M. (Heidelberg), Attorney-at-law, Greece
  • Gabriela Autran Dourado Dutra Nicacio, Lawyer, Brazil
  • Yuriy Oleshkevich, Member of the Sports Law Commission, PA “Belarusian Republican Union of Lawyers”, Belarus
  • Marios-Daniel Papaloukas, Lawyer, Assistant Professor of Sports law, University of Peloponnese, Greece
  • Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos, Sports Management University of Peloponnese, MBA Economic University of Athens, Greece
  • Angelos Patronis, (LL.M.) University of Athens, Advocate, Attorney-at-Law, Greece
  • Hinca IP Pandjaitan, Director.Ex. Indonesia Lex Sportiva Institute
  • Mariliis Parmas, Lawyer, Tartu University, member of the Estonian Olympic
  • Vittar Eduardo Smith, Lawyer, Secretariat of Sport, Argentina
  • Dr. Kh. Souri, Sports Scientist, Palestine
  • 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


  • James A.R. Nafziger, Thomas B. Stoel Professor Willamette University, USA
  • Dimitrios P. Panagiotopoulos, Prof. University of Athens, IASL President
  • Olga A. Shevchenko, Assistant Professor of sports law, labor law and social security law of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Russia
  • Prof. Wang Xiaoping, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing
  • Klaus Vieweg, Professor, Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg, German
  • Igor V. Ponkin, Professor, Public Administration and Management of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Russia
  • Prof. John T. Wolohan, Syracuse University, USA
  • Prof. DrAndras Nemes, University Semmelweis, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences
  • Prof. Avv. Lucio Colantuoni, University of Milan - Faculty of Law Italy
  • Prof. Alexandru Virgil Voicu (hD), Babe§-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, attorney-at-law and mediator, Romania
  • Alena I. Ponkina Lawyer, Moscow, Russia
  • Anatoly Peskov (PhD) Advocate, Director of Security Department, Russian International Olympic University, Russia
  • Anna DI Giandomenico, Assistant Professor at University of Teramo, Italy
  • Andrey A. Solovyev, Chairman of Judicial Board Commercial Court of the Moscow Region, Russia
  • Tang Yong, Lecturer of Law, Law School, Zhejiang University, China
  • Hui-Ying Xiang, Associate professor of Shanghai University of Political Sciences and Law, Secretary-general of Sports Law Center, Shanghai, China
  • John T. Wendt, Professor, Ethics and Business Lav' Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas, USA
  • Mgr. Michal Kralik (Ph. D.), Judge of the Supreme Court of the Czech Republic, Czechia
  • Elena Atenza-Macias, PhD Candidate University of Deusto at the Inter-University, Chair in Law and the Human GenomeUniversity of Deusto and University of the Basque Country' UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain
  • Alejandro Leon Sierra, LL.M. International Sports Law

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.