Anti-doping agency executive to meet in May

April 25th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The executive committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will meet May 10-11 in Montreal, Canada, to take stock of the anti-doping preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In the meeting, the WADA executive would update various governments of the world and the Olympic Movement on the anti-doping preparations for this year’s Beijing Olympic in August and Paralympic Games in September.

Ratifications by individual countries of the UNESCO International Convention against doping in sport will also be discussed.

The latest progress of anti-doping organisations in their implementation of the Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS), current issues in relation to recent doping cases and investigations, and WADA’s 2009 draft budget are the other agendas would also be taken up for discussion.

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