WADA Reviewing Marijuana as Banned Substance Following Sha’Carri Richardson Suspension

Photo credit: http://www.vanityfair.com The World Anti-Doping Agency is taking another look at whether marijuana should remain a banned substance, coming just a few short months after American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson tested positive following USA Olympic Trials. Remember that? In June, Sha'Carri Richardson won the women's 100m Trials in a time of 10.86 seconds, thrilling new... Continue Reading →

The Unique Law Governing Olympic Trademarks

While it is common for sports leagues and organizations to be protective of their trademarks, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has unique trademark rights over various Olympic-related trademarks that no other American organization has. The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo in just over a year from now.  In preparation for the... Continue Reading →

“USA! USA! USA!”

At 3:00 am, the chant reverberated through my home.   As a family with seven hockey playing kids, five of whom are girls, we have been closely following the USA women's ice hockey team.  As the game progressed and Canada took the lead into the third period, we were riveted to the screen.  When Monique Lamoureux... Continue Reading →

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