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Quaid Thompson v Canoe Racing New Zealand

Appeal – Canoe Racing – athlete not nominated for Olympic selection – K1 boat quota returned – athlete not a member of sprint squad so not considered for crew boats (K2, C2, K4) – decision appealed on all grounds of appeal – urgency – hearing held – CRNZ raise issue of jurisdiction on the basis that the remedies sought by the athlete were not available to the Tribunal (issue became apparent on the morning of the hearing) and that in light of material provided this was no longer an appeal against the athlete’s non-nomination but rather against the nomination of others – Tribunal requested written submissions on matter of jurisdiction following the hearing – Tribunal accepted that it did not have jurisdiction – Tribunal dismissed appeal

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