Author: Thauli Sports Law

IFAM – The International Football (Soccer) Arbitration Moot

Thauli Sports Law is honoured and proud to partner with the IFAM for its inaugural 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 students

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

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,