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Jan 07, 2019
Former WADA president Dick Pound blasts critics of anti-doping agency for acting like a 'lynch mob'Pound, who was WADA's inaugural president from 1999-2007 and sits on its Foundation Board, wrote in his blog for influential sports politics website InsideTheGames that those demanding WADA be overhauled had their own personal agendas.
Feb 22, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: IOC asks 'unhappy' Dick Pound to quit after he called committee members ‘old farts’The 75-year-old Pound, a 1960 Olympics swimming participant who joined the IOC in 1978 and is a two-time former vice president, has been a vocal critic in the media of the IOC’s handling of the Russian doping scandal for two years.
Feb 09, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Pyeongchang Games set to get underway with North-South Korean relations at centrestageWhen the Olympic flame is lit in Pyeongchang, a previously little-known corner of South Korea, around 3,000 athletes from all over the world will compete for a record 102 gold medals in 15 sports until 25 February.
Feb 06, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Ex-WADA chief Dick Pound slams IOC move to allow 168 'clean' Russian athletes to competePound said Russia's ban could be lifted without it acknowledging its conduct or even committing to stopping it and also said that the IOC had failed to protect whistleblowers.
Mar 09, 2016
Russia 'may not make it to Rio', warns former WADA chiefArray
Mar 09, 2016
Ex-WADA boss slams Maria Sharapova, calls her actions 'reckless beyond description'Maria Sharapova said she received an e-mail with a link to the revised list of banned substances but never clicked on it to learn the drug she had taken since 2006 had been put on the banned list, WADA having seen it used as an improper energy and stamina helper.
Jan 15, 2016
Australia backs IAAF president Sebastian Coe to clean up sport after damning WADA reportAustralian athletics chiefs Friday backed Sebastian Coe to clean up the sport, which it said had been massively compromised by doping scandals with the trust and confidence of all stakeholders "exploited".