Africa

Anti-Doping Authorities Adopt Stricter Rulesi
X
November 15, 2013 4:28 PM
The world anti-doping agency this week released new, stricter guidelines to stop drug-enhanced sports performances -- which recently grabbed headlines with a rash of high-profile scandals. From the conference in Johannesburg, VOA's Anita Powell takes a look at the strict new rules -- and speaks to an Olympic athlete whose life was turned upside down by doping.

Anti-Doping Authorities Adopt Stricter Rules

Published November 15, 2013

The world anti-doping agency this week released new, stricter guidelines to stop drug-enhanced sports performances -- which recently grabbed headlines with a rash of high-profile scandals. From the conference in Johannesburg, VOA's Anita Powell takes a look at the strict new rules -- and speaks to an Olympic athlete whose life was turned upside down by doping.


You May Like

Computer Crash Halts US Visa, Passport Operation

Problems with database have resulted in extensive backlog of applications, affected State Department's consular offices all over the world More

Migrant Issues Close to Home Spur Groups to Take Action

Groups placing water, food in the desert, or aiding detainees after release, have one common goal: no more deaths of migrants crossing illegally into the US More

World Bank: Boko Haram Stalls African Aid Projects

Islamist group’s terrorism sets back agriculture, health efforts in Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria More