As part of its Anti-Doping awareness program, the Saudi Arabian Anti-Doping Committee participateswithinthe activities of Nebras Exhibition for Learning Environments that will be held at the Model Capital Institute in Riyadh with the title: “Don’t try it; you are so precious to us”supervised by the national project for drugs prevention,and conducted by the secretariat of the National Committee for Narcotic Control, the General Directorate of Narcotic Control, and SABIC company from 25-29 Jumada II 1437 H. (3-7 April 2016).
An awareness exhibition will take place to publicize the Committee’s activities and its anti-doping programs, in addition to an onsite availability of a work-team ready to answer all visitors’ inquiries. Visual videos about prohibited substances in sport and their effects on health will be played. The Testing Procedures will be demonstrated along with an explanation about the anti-doping rule violations and sanctions against users of prohibited substances or those who violate the committee’s regulations. Many brochures and pamphlets in addition to in kind gifts will be distributed to visitors.Continue Reading
The Agency welcomes over 500 delegates with doping in the spotlight as never before
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Lausanne, 16 March 2016 – This week, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) welcomed a record number of over 500 delegates from around the world to its 12th Anti-Doping Organization (ADO) Symposium, at Palais de Beaulieu, to discuss the way forward for protecting the clean athlete. The event, which ran from 14-16 March, attracted anti-doping experts from International Sport Federations (IFs), National Anti-Doping Organizations, Regional Anti-Doping Organizations, Major Games Organizers, WADA-accredited laboratories and other stakeholders; as well as, over 50 international media – all that are integral to the clean sport movement.
The Saudi Arabian Anti-Doping Committee has held an awareness symposium for members of our youth national football team in their camp at the Eastern region. This activity comes within the Saudi Anti-Doping Program; the most important axes of which is to implement awareness programs among teams of different age groups.
SAADC’s Secretary General, Mr. Abdulaziz Almasaed has presented the visual-display lecture addressing all aspects related to Anti-Doping; starting from the introduction of SAADC with its mission & function, Anti-Doping rule violations, sanctions, prohibited substances in sport and their damages on health; ways of preventing them, to an explanation about the mechanism of sample collection and how to save the athletes’ rights throughout all the doping control procedures. At the end of the symposium, an open discussion was initiated to give the players an opportunity to ask their questions.
Mr. Ali Al shoailan; manager of the national youth team has appreciated SAADC’s cooperation with the Administration of Teams Affairs for the dissemination of anti-doping culture and its expected positive results on the future of athletes. He asserted that such activities are playing a very important role in unveiling the dangers of doping on the players’ health especially that those players are so young and in a very crucial stage in the football realm. Players had, also, a chance to be briefed on the updated Prohibited List.
SAADC extends its thanks and appreciation to the administration of the team for their cooperation and contribution to make it possible presenting this program to the stars of the Kingdom’s team. Our best wishes with success for the team in the next AFC Youth.Continue Reading
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