Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation world forum

Monday - May 22nd 2017

Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum

Source: Beehive

“The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has an important role in setting the rules and ensuring they are followed around the world,” says Dr Coleman.

“We need to bolster WADA’s ability to operate as an effective regulator on the world stage, by ensuring it has the appropriate level of oversight to carry out its mandate, and more tools to deal with non-compliant organisations."

“WADA needs stronger support from stakeholders, including governments and the Sport Movement, to level the playing field."

“It’s very important that steps are taken when national anti-doping organisations are found to be non-compliant. The longer an organisation remains non-compliant the greater the issues will be.”

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