Anti-doping Chief Raps China Over Drugs – AP

From the AP:

The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday said China was exporting performance enhancing drugs and said it had a special responsibility as the host of the next Olympiad to step up its anti-doping controls.

WADA chairman Dick Pound said China was among “many countries” that have been identified as sources of “perform enhancing drugs that have been sent to other countries.” He did not give specifics.

“Much of my visit here in China will be for the purpose of encouraging the proper authorities, in both sport and government, to increase the effort to bring China to the forefront of the fight against doping in sport,” Pound said in a speech at Beijing’s Sport University. [Full text]

See “Doping Control System in China” from COCADC.

October 9, 2006 10:53 PM
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