About Rachel Corbett

Rachel Corbett is the co-founder of the Sport Law & Strategy Group (formerly the Centre for Sport and Law) and is also a Lecturer in Sport Management at Brock University in Niagara. She is a part-time Doping Control Officer under Canada’s anti-doping program and is a member of the Governance Committee of U Sport (formerly Canadian Interuniversity Sport).

Transgender Inclusion in Sport

In mid-November, I participated in a literary event in Toronto hosted by Carol Off, a well-known CBC personality and the co-host of As It Happens, a nightly radio program. She was interviewing three authors of historical fiction. An audience member asked the question, “A hundred years from now, when future authors are writing historical fiction […]

Using Waiver Agreements in Sports

As a professional working on the legal side of sport and recreation, I am often asked questions along the lines of the following: “When I register my child in a program, we are asked to sign a waiver form. Do these have any legal validity?” What follows is  my answer to a not-so-simple question. Any […]

Gender Identity and Sport

This article is being written on the day of the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games. Leading the procession of athletes, coaches and officials from South Africa will be a young female middle distance runner named Caster Semenya. This is her Olympic debut and the controversy will be loud and fierce. You see, most […]

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