Press Release

NADA to strengthen anti-doping result management

In continuing with its efforts to streamline the anti-doping structure and processes in the country to bring it at par with world standards, the National Anti-Doping Agency held a review with the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel and the Anti-Doping Appeal Panel members. The Director- Legal Services from Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority, Mr. Darren Mullaly was also invited for the deliberations as part of the ongoing NADA India and Australia collaboration. Briefing the participants NADA Director General Mr. Navin Agarwal emphasised about the need for speedy disposal of anti-doping rule violations cases in accordance with the code, as also the need for preparing a proper evidence matrix to be put up before the panel for proper adjudication.


Mr. Darren Mullaly quoted examples from the Australian legislation on anti-doping including the ability to lawfully access information on phones and other devices as a useful tool in detecting potential violations; gathering evidence; and discovering who else might be involved in anti-doping violations. Some case studies of anti-doping in Australia and India were also discussed in an effort to sensitise the members with regard to desirable procedures and outcomes.  

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