• 07.06.2006 /
    The Danish vice president of WADA, Brian Mikkelsen, has announced that he is stepping down from his top post in international anti-doping work. Mikkelsen who is also Danish Minister of Culture does not want to take over the post as WADA president when Dick Pound resigns in November 2007. Therefore he steps down in November this year to make room for a new vice president who is prepared to take over from Pound.
  • 07.04.2006 /
    Work has begun on a test that can detect if athletes have used genetic doping to augment the body's own production of EPO. Funded by WADA, James Rupert of University of British Columbia in Canada and Australian scientist Robin Parisotto aim to have a prototype test ready within three years.
  • 03.02.2006 /
    WADA is preparing itself for taking stronger measures in the fight against drugs trafficking. Following Sandro Donati’s presentation on drugs trafficking at the Play the Game conference in November 2005, WADA decided to invite him for closer consultations.
  • 28.07.2003 /
    Knowledge bank: Dr. Wade F. Exum served as Director of Drug Control Administration for the USOC, 1991-2000. He earned both his MD (1977) and MBA (1986) at the University of Colorado and did his psychiatry residency at the University of California-Davis and Yale (1991). He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Examiners. An advocate of reform in the way sports doping is handled, Exum is currently involved in litigation with the USOC. He answered Keeping Tracks questions via e-mail
  • 25.06.2003 /
    Knowledge bank: My intention today is to give you an insight into the role played by doping control agencies world-wide, using doping control as a tool, in the fight against doping in sport.
  • 12.11.2002 /
    Knowledge bank: This PowerPoint presentation by the chairman of WADA's Finance and Administration Committee explains in detail the preparation of the WADA Code and the changes from the first to the second draft.
  • 06.03.2002 /
    The Norwegian professor, Hans B. Skaset, identifies 11 trends in the development of sport and predicts that in the future sport will be privatised, disengaged from its values and anti-doping has been made obsolete by gene technology.
  • 06.06.2001 /
    According to some of the world's leading sports researchers, the war against sports drugs cannot be won.

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