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The Growing Trend of Phygital Sports

The article called “Phygital Sports – bridging the physical and digital worlds” published by Top End Sports introduces the concept of “phygital” in sports, a fusion of physical and digital elements shaping the sporting landscape. It first illustrates how athletes benefit from advanced technology to

Cesar Parra Suspended for Horse Abuse Allegations

Horse Sport reported on February 5, 2024 that Olympian Cesar Parra, a member of the U.S. dressage team at the 2011 Pan Am Games, has been provisionally suspended by the FEI following the emergence of videos depicting abusive training practices, including whipping horses, use of

Anti-Doping Programs in eSports

On January 4, 2024, Leonid Shmatenko published a fascinating article called "The Imperative Of Anti-Doping Programs in eSports". Given the incredible growth of eSports, he discusses that now is the time to consider the need for anti-doping measures to protect athletes. In the first paragraph,

IFAM – The International Football (Soccer) Arbitration Moot

Thauli Sports Law is honoured and proud to partner with the IFAM for its second annual football (soccer) competition. Given the growing demand for sports law professionals, the IFAM’s founders and head organisers, Alessandro Carlini and Botond Pintér, developed this football moot to give law

Canada’s Eventing Team Wins Gold at the Pan Am Games!

Congratulations to Team Canada's Eventers! The CBC's article of October 29, 2023, entitled "Canada wins Pan Am Games equestrian gold, qualifies eventing team for Paris Olympics" discusses the Canadian eventing team's gold medal win at the Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile on October 29,

IOC EB Issues Recommendations For Russian and Belarusian Athletes

At the 11th Olympic Summit held on December 9, 2022, the leaders of all Olympic Movement stakeholder groups had requested the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to explore how athletes with a Russian or Belarusian passport could return to international competition as “Individual Neutral Athletes.” Olympic

Heritage Committee Requests Meeting Minutes from National Sporting Bodies

In an article recently published by the Globe and Mail, entitled “MPs demand secret board minutes of sporting bodies as probe into safe sport intensifies,” author Marie Woolf discusses the unanimous vote by the House of Commons heritage committee demanding all private and public meeting

HIWU’s Newest Tool in Standardizing Horseracing Welfare Standards

In early November 2022, the Horseracing Integrity and Welfare Unit (HIWU) announced its new website, HIWU is the independent agency that will be enforcing the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s (HISA) Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) Program. This program applies to Thoroughbred racing and

Hockey Canada’s Second Fund Used to Settle Sexual Assault Allegations

In a recent article entitled, “Report: Hockey Canada had a second fund for Handling sexual assault claims,” Sportsnet shares recent findings by a House of Commons investigatory committee that Hockey Canada had a second, undisclosed fund to handle claims that are not otherwise covered by