Corruption

Second Edition of FIFA’s Integrity Handbook

FIFA recently launched the second edition of its integrity handbook called "Protect the Integrity of Football". The purpose of this handbook is to assist FIFA's member associations and stakeholders in the fight against match manipulation. This second edition provides guidance on how to: appoint an integrity

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

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

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

Corruption at the International Weightlifting Federation by Former President

An investigation into the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) by University of Western Ontario law professor, Richard McLaren found the IWF was plagued by decades of corruption, doping coverups, favourtism, and financial mismanagement orchestrated by the IWF’s former president, Dr. Tamás Aján. The McLaren Report detailed the