INADO Rejects Olympic Plan For Independent Testing Body & CAS Sole-Role In Sanctions

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The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (INADO) Board of Directors has rejected the International Olympic Committee’s suggestion that a new Independent Testing Authority be created as part of anti-doping reforms in the walk of the Russian doping crisis.

Further, INADO’s board, specifically backed by national agencies in Finland and Sweden, note the potential conflict of interest in making the Court of Arbitration for Sport the only sanctioning authority in a new-look anti-doping realm.

INADO’s leadership also calls on the IOC to explain why it did not impose a blanket ban on Russia across all sports as called to do so by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) given all that it knew and has since confirmed about the worst doping crisis in Olympic sport since the days of the German Democratic Republic

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