3 August 2016
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WADA President presents to 129th IOC Session in Rio

Yesterday, the World Anti-doping Agency's President, Sir Craig Reedie, updated the 129th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Session, which runs from 1 to 4 August, and is traditionnally held prior to the Olympic Games, is the general meeting of the members of the IOC.

Among other topics, the President addressed:

  • WADA actions taken in the lead up to Rio, to level the playing field ;
  • The Agency's challenges with Russia, including the way forward ;
  • Its commitment to working with partners to review the current anti-doping system and ensure that the most effective system is put in place to protect clean sport ;
  • Its strenghtened laboratory proficiency testing ; and
  • Its new robust, ISO-accredited, independent compliance program.

Sir Craig's presentation can be found here .