June 28, 2007
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WADA President and Director General to Hold Press Conference at IOC Session in Guatemala City, July 6

The President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Richard W. Pound, and WADA's Director General, David Howman, will hold a press conference in Guatemala City on July 6 on the occasion of the Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The purpose of this press conference, which will take place following Mr Pound's presentation about WADA to the IOC Session, is to present the state of the fight against doping in sport and the progress of the ongoing World Anti-Doping Code consultation and review in the lead-up to the Third World Conference on Doping in Sport, to be held November 15-17 in Madrid, Spain. Journalists will be given the opportunity to ask questions of the participants.

Date: July 6, 2007
Time: 10:45 a.m.
Hotel Westin Camino Real
Izabal Room
Avenida la Reforma y 14 Calle
Guatemala City

Please note that no WADA Communications Staff will be present in Guatemala City. For practical inquiries, please contact the IOC Media Office at the Session.

WADA contact for the Media:

Frédéric Donzé
WADA Media Relations & Communications Manager
Phone : + 1-514-904-8820
E-mail : frederic.donze@wada-ama.org