World Sports Law Report has responded to recent developments in anti-doping law and regulation by organizing Tackling Doping in Sport 2010.
Month: February 2010
Duane Ross, an athlete in the sport of track and field, has received a two-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation.
The Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) – which aims to ensure integrity in sport by supporting high-quality, high-impact, novel research – is now accepting registrations for the first ever PCC Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2010, as well as pre- applications for its first round of 2010 grant funding.
Supplement Safety Now Coalition Praises Introduction of Dietary Supplement Safety Act by Sen. McCain
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and members of the Supplement Safety Now (www.SupplementSafetyNow.com) coalition today applauded Sen. John McCain for introducing legislation, the Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010, that would go a long way in protecting Americans from consuming tainted over-the-counter supplement products labelled as “healthy” but containing designer steroids and other dangerous drugs.
U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and others will hold a press conference tomorrow to discuss legislation to improve the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) current regulations ensuring all dietary supplements sold over-the-counter, in retail stores and online are safe and effective.
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) today launched a public education video called “American Roulette” under its Supplement Safety Now (www.SupplementSafetyNow.com) initiative.