Oslo hosts anti-doping sports conference

The conference is a joint initiative of the World Forum for Ethics in Business, Anti-Doping Norway and FairSport to propose a substantial agenda for action, enabling it to have an impact on the ongoing anti-doping reforms and policy framework.

The Anti-Doping in Sports conference is a continuation of WFEB’s conference series on ‘Ethics in Sports’. (Representational Image)   -  AFP

An anti-doping sports conference titled ‘Clean Sport=Fair Outcome?’ was held today at Oslo to address the issue of doping menace. The conference is a joint initiative of the World Forum for Ethics in Business, Anti-Doping Norway and FairSport to propose a substantial agenda for action, enabling it to have an impact on the ongoing anti-doping reforms and policy framework.

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Founder of The Art of Living and WFEB, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, World Anti-Doping Agency Vice-President Linda Hofstad Helleland, US Anti-Doping Agency’s CEO Travis Tygart are among the 22 eminent speakers.

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The conference will not only address various governance issues in sports but also celebrate role models by announcing the winner of the 2018 Ethics in Sports Award.

The Anti-Doping in Sports conference is a continuation of WFEB’s conference series on ‘Ethics in Sports’. Earlier, editions were held at the FIFA headquarters (2014, 2016) and at the stadium of Germany’s soccer club, Union Berlin (2015).