Press releases 17th December 2015

UK Anti-Doping welcomes Government Sport Strategy

The Department of Culture, Media and Sport today announced a new sport strategy – Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation.

As part of the new strategy the Government aims to widen anti-doping education to all levels of sport, outlining its firm commitment to protecting clean sport in the UK.

UKAD Chief Executive Nicole Sapstead said:  “UK Anti-Doping welcomes the Government’s new sport strategy, Sporting Future, and its ongoing commitment to protecting clean sport in the UK.

“We are particularly delighted that the Government has committed to widening anti-doping education to all levels of sport.

“Everyone has the right to clean sport and educating those who participate in sport at all levels is integral to preventing doping.

“From protecting medal hopes by supporting elite athletes and coaching staff to understand the anti-doping rules, regulations and processes, through to safeguarding the health of young people by teaching them to make the right choices, anti-doping education is a vital part of the sports strategy in the UK.”

 

This media release was published on UK Anti-Doping’s internet site on 17 December 2015. To access the original, please click here.

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