September 17, 2004
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Press conference following WADA Executive Committee meeting September 21


Montreal, September 17, 2004 – The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will meet Tuesday, September 21 in Montreal for the second time this year.

At the meeting, Executive Committee members will approve the 2005 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which will be published October 1, 2004, and will go into effect January 1, 2005.

Other topics to be discussed by the Committee include WADA budget for 2005; development of the Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS); the latest updates on the International Convention Against Doping in Sport, which is being drafted under the auspices of UNESCO; and the Agency’s activities at the Olympic Games in Athens in August. Committee members will also be updated on other WADA activities in the areas of research, testing and education.

A press conference has been organized following this meeting.

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Meeting of the WADA Executive Committee
Place: WADA’s headquarters, Stock Exchange Tower, Montreal

This meeting is not open to the media.

3:00 p.m.: Press conference following the Executive Committee Meeting. (The time is subject to change depending on the conclusion of the meeting – please check with Carolyn Riddle at + 1-514-904-8845.)
Place: WADA’s headquarters, Stock Exchange Tower (17th floor), Montreal.