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News: Thomas Bach confident of curbing doping menace globally

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, addressed 1500 delegates at 5th World Conference on Doping in Sport organised by World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) in Katowice, Poland. While addressing the conference Thomas Batch promised $10 million to fight to dope in sports and persuaded stakeholders to come together to send a signal of determination, cooperation and integrity to the athletes. Thomas Bach looked very committed to nailing all those involved in the doping menace as he gave a clear message that the IOC needs to adopt zero-tolerance for everybody be it the Athletes or the support staff. The IOC president also gave indications that the “ground-breaking” method of using gene testing to catch doping cheats can be used in the Tokyo Olympics.

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  • Released : 06-Nov-2019

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