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Sports Sector

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Fri, February 03, 2023

Three former US snowboarders have filed a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse by ex-coach Peter Foley

U.S. Ski and Snowboard and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee are also named in the suit

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Wed, February 01, 2023

Russian Chess Federation to leave European Chess Union for Asian Chess Federation

The Chess Federation of Russia (FCR) is set to change its continental body from the European Chess Union (ECU) to the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) following war with Ukraine. 

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Tue, January 31, 2023

Scholars call on Trudeau to launch independent inquiry into sports in Canada

Canadian and international scholars have written a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for an independent inquiry into sports in Canada. 

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Mon, January 30, 2023

Italy prop Ivan Nemer suspended until 30 June for giving Benetton teammate Cherif Traorè a rotten banana for secret Santa

Italy prop Ivan Nemer has been suspended until 30 June by the Italian federation after he gave his Benetton teammate Cherif Traorè a rotten banana as part of the club’s secret Santa. 

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Fri, January 27, 2023

Sport Resolutions Annual Conference 2023 Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now!

Event of the year for law and sport professionals! 

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Fri, January 27, 2023

Djokovic’s father has not attended Australian Open semi-final after Russian flag controversy

Novak Djokovic’s father, Srdjan Djokovic, has not attended his sons Australian Open semi-final after he was pictured with supporters who held a Russian flag with Putin’s face on it. 

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Thu, January 26, 2023

IOC provides opportunity for Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete at Paris 2024 Olympics

The IOC have said that Russian and Belarusian athletes may be able to compete at the Paris 2024 Olympics as neutrals. 

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Wed, January 25, 2023

Welsh Triathlon is looking to recruit a Director of Safeguarding onto the Non-Executive Board

The successful candidate will work closely with Welsh Triathlon’s Safeguarding Lead Officer, provide them with support and assist the Board in monitoring their safeguarding work

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Wed, January 25, 2023

Scottish Rugby to ban transgender women from competing in women’s contact game

Scottish Rugby is changing its rules from 1 February 2023 so that transgender women will be unable to compete in any contact versions of the sport. 

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Tue, January 24, 2023

Sport Resolutions to speak at the Sports Governance, Compliance and Investigations Seminar in Lausanne

Sport Resolutions Case Manager Gillian Sanders will speak at Ankura’s Sports Governance, Compliance and Investigations Seminar

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Mon, January 23, 2023

Italian football federation docks Juventus 15 points for false accounting

Juventus have been docked 15 points in Serie A by the Italian football federation for false accounting. 

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Fri, January 20, 2023

RFU approves reduction in tackle height in the community game

The RFU has approved players in the community game only be allowed to tackle from the waist down. 

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