media: the 4th estate in anti-doping

Featured in Inside the Games in June 2015

As the global anti-doping community becomes more and more accustomed to the anti-doping rule changes that took effect on January 1 with the introduction of the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code, there continues to be a great deal of reflection on the direction that clean sport is taking.

Since they were agreed on by both sport and Government in Johannesburg 18 months ago, and more so since they were introduced at the start of this year, the enhancements to the rules have been widely reported by media across all continents. This has helped foster a greater understanding of where the focus now lies in anti-doping, and how the changes are being enacted: above all, through collaboration and transparency…..