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Anti-Doping Program Development

Regional Anti-Doping Organizations (RADOs)

Commonwealth Sports Ministers MeetingBeijing China - August 2008

WADA Overview

Independent international Agency

Coordinates and monitors the global, harmonized fight against doping in sport

Equal partnership between the Sport Movement and Governments of the world

Established in 1999

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Governments & The Code

Copenhagen Declaration

Political commitment

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UNESCO International Convention

Practical tool

UNESCOs most successful treaty

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26 Commonwealth countries completed

27 Commonwealth countries remain

World Anti-Doping

Code

2003

All Countries are required to have a NADO

All NOCs have accepted the World Anti-Doping Code

In absence of a NADO, the NOC shall be responsible for anti-doping activities

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Program Development

Globally - anti-doping capacity is limited

Assist countries/regions where there is no anti-doping program

Ensure all athletes in all countries in all sports are subject to the same anti-doping protocols and processes

Assistance required

The Pilot - 2004 Oceania Region

4 Countries involved (Fiji, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Tonga)

RADO Concept Developed

How far have we come since the first pilot project

2005 Development = 42 countries / 5 RADOs

2006 Development = 41 countries / 4 RADOs

2007 Development = 35 countries / 5 RADOs

DevelopmentRADO Summary

Total = 122 countries

2008 Development = 4 countries / 1 RADOs

Established

RADO Project

Future involvement with an existing RADO

Assistance with NADO

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Faces of the RADOs

Natanya Potoi Fiji

Valerie Onyango -

Kenya

Neil Murrell -Barbados

Joel Libombo -Mozambique

Achievements

RADO Office established and fully equipped

RADO Board established

Testing conducted on behalf of the International Rugby Board (IRB) and Association of National Anti-Doping Organisations (ANADO)

Education programmes

Conducted testing and Education Outreach at the 2007 South Pacific Games Be a leader. Play True. Play Safe

Athlete Ambassadors Group

Education Working Group (idea stage)

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In the region

Symposia:

Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee

Samoa Association of Sport and National Olympic Committee

ONOC Secretary General Meeting

University of South Pacific Scholars Program

Drug Free Sport New Zealand DCO Conference

International Cricket Council East Asia Pacific

IRB Pacific Islands Performance Unit

Education Sessions for teams participating at the 2007 South Pacific Games

In the region Educational Materials

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14 Countries

Trinidad & Tobago Dominica Guyana

Cayman Islands Turks & Caicos Barbados

Montserrat St. Kitts & Nevis Bahamas

Antigua & Barduda St. Lucia Suriname

Grenada St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Majority of countries had little to no anti-doping programs running prior to the establishment of the RADO

5 member RADO Board (both Government and NOC involvement from each country)

10 Commonwealth Countries

The RADO has gone a long way to assist development

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Achievements

RADO Office established and fully equipped

RADO Board established

Doping Control Officers Trained

Responsible for testing at the 2007 ICC World Cup

In the region

Symposia:

Caribbean National Olympic Committee Meeting

2007 International Cricket Council World Cup

Traveling Education Seminar in conjunction with WADA

Several visits to member countries

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In the region Athlete Outreach Programs

36th Annual CARIFTA Games

Central America and Caribbean Games

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7 Countries

Burundi Ethiopia Egypt

Kenya Sudan Tanzania

Uganda

Majority of countries had little or no anti-doping programs running prior to the establishment of the RADO

7 member RADO Board (both Government and NOC involvement from each country)

3 Commonwealth Countries

The RADO has gone a long way to assist development

Achievements

RADO Office established and fully equipped

RADO Board established

Doping Control Officers trained

Responsible for testing at various regional and international events

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In the region Symposia:

Sudan Sports Federation

World Cross Country Championships Mombassa

Booker Academy Nairobi

Doping Control Training

Sport Science Symposium Burundi

Pre Tournament Cricket Symposium

Uganda Sport Federation

Ethiopia Sports Federation Symposium

Africa University Games Symposium

In the region Educational Materials

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Africa Zone VI

10 Countries

Angola Zambia Zimbabwe

Mozambique Malawi Botswana

Namibia South Africa Lesotho

Swaziland

Majority of countries had little or no anti-doping programs running prior to the establishment of the RADO

10 member RADO Board (both Government and NOC involvement from each country)

8 Commonwealth Countries

How has the RADO made a difference ? The 4 RADOs reach 27 Commonwealth countries

In the regions programs that are:

Educating athletes, coaches and youth

Interactive and engaging

Better understanding of issues of doping in sport

Integrated approach to promote buy-in

Programs being established in each country

Partners being established for long term sustainability

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Future Plans

4 RADOs involved in 2008 Youth Commonwealth Games WADA Awareness program Puna, India

WADA will continue to support RADO operations with partners assistance

International/Regional/Local Organizations partnering with RADOs

Profile WADA / Commonwealth Secretariat support

Major focus on integrated education programs and development

Where do we go from here ?

Recommend the Commonwealth Secretariat continue to support the program beyond 2009

Request the Commonwealth Sports Ministers endorse such a recommendation

We are seeing a difference lets make sure it has a long term effect

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