Montreal, 21 April 2006 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will hold a teleconference following the publication of the advisory opinion by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on the compliance of FIFA (football) disciplinary rules with the World Anti-Doping Code.
WADA’s President Richard W. Pound will discuss the topic and will respond to journalists’ questions.
Date: Monday, April 24, 2006
Time: 9 – 9:30 a.m., Montreal time
Journalists from North America who wish to participate should call, before 9 a.m. Montreal time, 1-800-774-7358. Media representatives from other parts of the world should, prior to April 23 at 6 p.m. Montreal time, send an e-mail to email@example.com with the number where they wish to be called for the teleconference. WADA will initiate the call to regions of the world outside of North America.
The advisory opinion will be published by CAS on April 24 at approximately 8 a.m., Montreal time. For more information, visit CAS’ Web site at www.tas-cas.org.
Contact for the media:
Frédéric Donzé, WADA Media Relations Manager
Phone: + 1-514-904-8820
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is the international independent organization created in 1999 to promote, coordinate and monitor the fight against doping in sport in all its forms. The Agency is composed and funded equally by the sports movement and governments of the world. Its key activities include scientific research, education, out-of-competition testing, development of anti-doping capacities and monitoring of the World Anti-Doping Code – the first document harmonizing regulations regarding anti-doping in all sports and all countries.