On the 13th August Yasin Patel was one of 3 main speakers at an International Sports Law Conference held in Colombo. Along with Dr Shiromi De Alwis, an eminent IAAF Panel Education and Testing Doctor and Justice Suresh Chandra, presentations were given on anti-doping and sports.

Yasin spoke about the WADA, its Code, the Court of Arbitration for Sports  and important recent authorities and cases in various sports. Attendees included Lawyers and distuniguished guests from all over the World including England, Australia, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Caribbean, New Zealand and other countries.