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WADA's Reedie hopes for good from British scandal

Monday, April 04, 2016 - 00:26

WADA President Craig Reedie of Scotland hopes some good will come of the latest British doping allegations

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BROADCASTERS: NO ACCESS ALL DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL CHANNELS DISTRIBUTED IN UK & EIRE ON SKY/VIRGIN/FREEVIEW; BBC/SKY: NO ACCESS WORLDWIDE ANY MEDIA; DIGITAL: NO ACCESS.CO.UK WEB SITES AND ALL WEBSITES PRINCIPALLY TARGETED AT THE UK AND/OR EIRE; MOBILE: NO ACCESS WORLDWIDE; NO USE AFTER 30 DAYS ON ALL PLATFORMS - FOR RE-USE CONTACT SALES[AT]ITNSOURCE.COM**~ SHOWS: JOHNSTONE, SCOTLAND, UK (APRIL 4, 2016) (ITN - SEE RESTRICTIONS) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD ANTI-DOPING AGENCY SIR CRAIG REEDIE SAYS OF UKAD: "Yes, there appears to be a sort of lack of regulatory powers and I am pretty certain they would hope that that would be part of the discussions with the various commissions. If they need greater regulatory powers to complete the investigations they want to do then, with a bit of luck, some good will come out of the criticism that they're currently facing" STORY: Some good might come of the latest British doping in sport allegations, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie of Scotland said on Monday (April 4). The UK government has ordered an inquiry into the way the country's anti-doping agency, UKAD, handled allegations that a British doctor prescribed banned, performance-enhancing drugs to leading sports people. UKAD (UK Anti-Doping) said it did not have the regulatory power to act upon the allegations, but an independent review would be conducted into the issues raised by the report.

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WADA's Reedie hopes for good from British scandal

Monday, April 04, 2016 - 00:26