World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established in the year 1999 as a foundation under the initiative of the International Olympic Committee.

It seeks to promote and coordinate action against doping in sports at the international level.

It oversees the World Anti-Doping Code.

UNESCO’s International Convention Against Doping in Sports helps ensure the code’s effectiveness.

India is a signatory to this convention.

Key activities of WADA:

  • scientific research and education,
  • develop anti-doping capabilities,
  • Monitoring the World Anti-Doping Code, etc.

Source – The Hindu

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