In the fall of 2010, Rachel Corbett (co-founder of the Sport Law & Strategy Group) spent about a month in Delhi, India as a member of Team Canada at the Commonwealth Games. Appointed as Team Ombudsperson, her role was to be available to any team member who might need help or support because of doping, team member discipline, a sport-related protest or dispute, or any other problem that could arise from being a team member at a major international games. This daily blog recounts the experiences of being both a mission staff rookie and a sport law veteran, at a games made notorious for lack of preparation and behind-the-scenes corruption and scandals. It also provides some interesting personal commentary on the amazing and baffling country of India.
Read more (PDF): Rachel Corbett’s XIX Commonwealth Games Ombudsblog