Anti-Doping fight, the Wada, defends himself against accusations

Witold Banka leads the world Anti-Doping Agency, Wada, since the beginning of the year. The former 400-Meter runner came in as a politician to the Post, he was

Anti-Doping fight, the Wada, defends himself against accusations

Witold Banka leads the world Anti-Doping Agency, Wada, since the beginning of the year. The former 400-Meter runner came in as a politician to the Post, he was in Poland between 2015 and 2019 for tourism and Sport is responsible. Not even a year and a half in office, is facing Banka, the political strategy of the government of the United States under its President, Donald Trump in relation to international organisations, from Unesco to the world health organization appearance; withdrawal and phase-out of financing.

Christoph Becker

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the office for National drug control policy, Trump used the "Drug Czar" Jim Carroll had proposed in a report to the Congress in Washington to underscore the Transfer of a year, 2.7 million Dollar (2,39 million euros) to Wada or to reduce in any case, strong, and a long list of reasons, enumerated, and run, by and Large, the charge in addition to Washington pay an awful lot of money to an organization that without the power of the round so that Washington was satisfied with The Wada is not independent enough, by its success, the own rules to enforce and to protect clean athletes: "The American taxpayers should receive a return in the Form of clean Sport, fair play, an effective management of the global Anti-Doping system and a reasonable voice in the decision-making of Wada", said Carroll's authority. The best example is the deal with the Russian state-Doping.

last Friday Banka answered, as indignant as smugly. He's sincere hope that in the future, with the Americans working together, instead of the Wada against the "unfounded attacks" to defend – but the corrections and comments of Wada to the original 19-page report this to 46 pages grow. In addition to comments on the reform progress in the Organisation and the amazement over the fact that the private opinions of the Congress were passed ("As the saying goes: let the good story not the truth, make a mess," writes Banka), the Anti-Doping Agency are not without their complacency to the fact that Canada, for 2019 and 2020 will pay more to Wada than the United States.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 03:19

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