New methods to catch blood doping cheats-Howman

  WADA Director General David Howman says the Athletes Biological Passports will help catch blood doping cheats       A newly introduced Athletes Biological Passport (ABP) comes into use from January 2008. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) endorsed this blood profiling as a credible mechanism for detecting blood doping during the Third World Conference [...]

Africa has alot to gain from UNESCO Anti-Doping Convention-Stofile

South African Sports Minister and WADA Foundation Board Member Makhenkesi Stofile says UNESCO Anti-Doping Convention has relevance to Africa both in sports and beyond the sports arena. South African Sports and Recreation Minister Rev. Makhenkesi Stofile says Africa’s effort at combating drug abuse has a better chance of success by implementing the revised World Anti-Doping [...]

IOC to conduct 4,500 doping test at 2008 Beijing Olympics

The International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge promises 4,500 doping test at the 2008 Beijing Olympics   Sportsmen and women competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics should expect far more doping tests than ever before. Addressing the Third World Conference on Doping in Sports in Madrid Spain, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge [...]

WADA’s Athletes Outreach Program drives Anti-Doping awareness effort

Egypt’s World Anti-Doping Agency Board Member Dr. Rania Elwani says WADA’s Athletes Outreach Program drives their anti-doping awareness effort The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Athletes Outreach Program offers the chance to learn how to avoid committing doping offences. Through the program WADA spreads the culture of fair competition targeting young people.  Addressing the World Conference on Doping [...]

Scientists back WADA’s drive to combat Genetic Doping

WADA Director General David Howman (left) and WADA Pfresident Dick Pound (Right) addressing the media ahead of the start of the Third World Conference on Anti-Doping in Sports (15-17 November) in Madrid Spain. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is confident they have the goodwill from the scientific community to contain the possible scourge of genetic [...]