Author: Thauli Sports Law

Canadian Downhill Skateboarding’s Mission to Attend World Skate Games

Canadian Downhill Skateboarding (CDS) is the leading Canadian national skateboarding team comprised of eight men and six women. Recognized by the Canadian Olympic Committee, CDS is responsible for promoting Canadian downhill skateboarding internationally. Currently fundraising to attend this year’s World Skate Games in Argentina, the

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

Calls for New Hockey Canada Executive in Light of Sexual Assault Allegations

In an article published by CBC Canada, “Hockey culture suffers from a ‘systemic problem’ of sexual violence, minister says,” author, Ashley Burke shares the federal government's response to recent developments in an investigation of Hockey Canada. With emerging information regarding at least 15 group sexual

UEFA Prohibits Substitutions in Cases of Head Injury

In a recently published article entitled “UEFA confirms it does not allow concussion subs after confusion over Beth Mead head injury,” BBC Sport shares news that the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) is not allowing substitutes in the case of head injury or concussion,

Former FIFA Executives Found Not Guilty of Fraud

BBC Sport published this article entitled “Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini found not guilty following fraud trial” on July 8, 2022, discussing a recent verdict of Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court (the Court) that cleared former Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) executives, Michel Platini and

Bans Upheld by CAS for Pair Found Using Hind Boots Rigged with Nails

Horse & Hound published Becky Murray’s article entitled “Court upholds bans for pair that abused horse by using hind boots containing nails” on July 7, 2022. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) recently upheld a decision of the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal. CAS

Harveen Thauli Selected as Member of Birmingham 2022’s CGF Federation Court

The second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic games, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are upon us. To ensure fair and equitable competition for the event, Sports Resolutions, a London-based not-for-profit dispute resolution body, is taking the lead in administering the CGF Federation Court, an