Corruption in weightlifting exposes its need for an independent enforcer
Overview of investigative work by McLaren and a call for action to scrutinise international sports bodies more closely.
Richard McLaren Independent Weightlifting Investigation Press Conference Speaking Notes
Full text of Richard McLaren's speaking notes from live press conference on June 4, 2020 Toronto.
Final Report to International Weightlifting Federation released
Independent Investigator Report to the oversight and Integrity commission of the International Weightlifting Federation.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announces the appointment of Richard McLaren as Integrity Officer
McLaren and his team will be setting up and operating an Integrity Office and Investigations Department for FIBA.
Appoinment by the International Weightlifting (IWF) Board
McLaren and his team were recently appointed by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Board to independently investigate allegations of impropriety surrounding President Dr. Tama Ajan and the IWF.
Symposium on Match Manipulation and Gambling in Sport
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport and McLaren Global Sport Solutions Inc. (MGSS) hosted the first-ever Canadian symposium addressing the issues of match manipulation and gambling in sport.
McLaren Independent Investigation Report into Sochi Allegations
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces publication of the McLaren Investigation Report (McLaren Report), which was released earlier today by Professor Richard H. McLaren during a press conference that he held, in Toronto, Canada.
Richard McLaren: The lawyer behind pivotal report on Russian doping
McLaren’s commitment to fairness for all athletes, regardless of the size of the stage on which they compete.
Statement by Professor Richard H. Mclaren in Response to the IAAF Decision
"I have supplied the Taskforce with this material, which may be relevant to the decisions the IAAF must make, as I have full confidence that it reflects my investigation to date. This action was taken at the specific request of the Taskforce."
Getting sport back on track
Doping and corruption scandals have ignited the debate over governance of the multi-billion dollar businesses that major sports have become. Global Insight reports on the challenges facing the IAAF, FIFA and WADA amongst other global bodies.
Richard McLaren receives the Order of Canada
Richard McLaren named to Order of Canada. Western Law professor and alumnus Richard McLaren LLB'71, has been awarded one of Canada's highest civilian honours. Governor General David Johnston named McLaren an Officer of the Order of Canada on December 30.
Richard McLaren appointed by a separate commission through the World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate Russian Athletes
McLaren was part of the three-person independent commission, chaired by Richard Pound, LLD’04, and appointed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), to investigate allegations of widespread, systematic doping and cover-ups in Russia.
The International Cricket Counsel (ICC) and Cricket South Africa (CSA), issued a joint press release regarding allegations against CEO.
McLaren acts as allegations that were made against Mr Haroon Lorgat, Chief Executive of CSA. Richard McLaren, CEO, McLaren Global Sport Solutions acted as the independent Adjudicator.