WADA produced a 46-page rebuttal to the ONDCP’s 19-page report, Witold urging Carroll to make the necessary corrections and deliver the updated version to Congress and to let him know when done.
WADA begins investigation after McLaren Investigation Team discovers doping violations hidden in IWF records
In a scathing report released earlier this month, McLaren and his team found that the IWF had been plagued by decades of corruption and also discovered the doping infractions.
Even with sports shut down and little testing going on, World Anti-Doping Agency President Witold Banka is trying to convince governments to stump up extra funding in the fight against drug cheats.
WADA said on Thursday its investigation into 298 Russian athletes targeted in a doping probe has been completed and the findings passed onto international federations for further action.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Canada joins Russia in temporarily halting doping testing to minimise risk of COVID-19 spread
Canada has put its doping control testing program on hold until further notice in response to government directives intended to minimise the risk of exposure and spread of the coronavirus, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) said.
WADA acknowledged last week that the coronavirus pandemic had created challenges for drug-testers with countries closing borders, cancelling flights, enforcing mandatory quarantines or isolations and the shutdown of the sporting calendar.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said that it would continue to test “where possible” while remaining in line with protocols set out by governmental and health organisations amid a coronavirus pandemic that has wreaked havoc on the global sporting calendar.
Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 crisis is restricting regulatory bodies' ability to fight doping, says WADA
With most countries going into lockdown and closing borders to contain the spread of the virus, WADA said the anti-doping system was facing challenges
WADA said the suspension was agreed by its new president Witold Banka on Tuesday. The lab can analyse any samples it received before then, but would have to send others to different labs.
Witold Banka, a former track and field athlete, was the public authorities’ choice for WADA president, as the post rotates between a choice from sports bodies and one from public authorities.
Half of WADA's budget comes from the Olympic movement, and the IOC's injection of another $10 million contribution is significant
The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Tuesday that government representatives had proposed Poland's sports minister Witold Banka as its candidate to be the body's next president.
Authorities meet on Tuesday to strike an agreement on who will take over from the current head of the World Anti-Doping Agency Craig Reedie as the body faces intense scrutiny over the Russian doping scandal.