A Calgary judge is expected to rule on whether Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton must release Kaillie Humphries to compete for another country.
A decision is expected Tuesday after lawyers for both sides presented arguments Monday in Calgary court.
Humphries, a two-time Olympic bobsled gold medallist, filed a harassment complaint against a coach last year alleging he verbally and mentally abused her.
BCS conducted an internal investigation and said in court Monday there wasn’t enough evidence to support her claim.
Humphries’ lawyer Jeffrey Rath said BCS is doing everything it can to prevent her from competing anywhere else.
“Their view is — ‘We don’t want you – no one else can have you.’ They’re doing everything they can to destroy her career in the wake of her harassment complaint,” he said.
Humphries filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against BCS last week in an effort to force the organization to release her.
The 34-year-old Calgarian now intends to compete for United States.
— With files from Global’s Silvana Benolich.