IOC Puts Independent Testing Body In WADA Plan With More Questions Than Answers

Change must start somewhere - by Patrick B. Kraemer

An Independent Testing Authority (ITA) has been proposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as part of a “Strengthening WADA” plan issued in response to the Russian doping crisis and the resulting debate that led to a global athletics ban on one country proven to have operated a doping scheme designed to guarantee medals in international competition. The IOC’s principles are not intended to be the bible of all that will be but the list it publishes leaves more questions than it provides answers at this stage

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An Independent Testing Authority (ITA) has been proposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as part of a “Strengthening WADA” plan issued in response to the Russian doping crisis and the resulting debate that led to a global athletics ban on one country proven to have operated a doping scheme designed to guarantee medals in international competition. The IOC’s principles are not intended to be the bible of all that will be but the list it publishes leaves more questions than it provides answers at this stage

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