Newspaper article The Canadian Press

A Look at Canadian Lawyer and Doping Investigator Richard McLaren

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

A Look at Canadian Lawyer and Doping Investigator Richard McLaren

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A look at doping investigator Richard McLaren

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Canadian law professor Richard McLaren authored the scathing independent report that revealed widespread doping in Russian sport. An experienced arbiter, McLaren has been involved in many high-profile doping and sports labour cases. Here's a look at his resume:

a long resume in is here is a look at McLaren's resume:

-- Called to the Ontario Bar in 1974 after receiving a Master of Laws degree from the University of London

-- Longstanding member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and was part of the organization's ad hoc division at three Summer Olympics and two Winter Games

-- Was a salary arbitrator for the National Hockey League and the NHL Player's Association from 1992 to 2000

-- Was one of the arbitrators to hear cases for the United States Anti-Doping Agency, including doping cases against sprinter Justin Gatlin and cyclists Floyd Landis and Tyler Hamilton

-- Contributed to the Mitchell Report investigation on steroid use in Major League Baseball

-- Serves as president of the International Basketball Federation's arbitration tribunal

-- Appointed by the World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate allegations of widespread, systematic doping and cover-ups in Russia in December 2014

-- Senior law professor and former associate dean at Western University's law school

-- Founder of Innovative Dispute Resolution Ltd. …

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