WADA to set up new dope testing body with IOC's backing: Report

The statement added that WADA will remain in control of regulatory and compliance in the anti-doping fight but that the new testing body will have responsibility for testing athletes.

WADA to set up new dope testing body with IOC's backing: Report

Lausanne: An Olympic summit on Saturday mandated the World Anti-Doping Agency to set up a new dope testing body in a bid to clean up drug cheating in sport.

"A new anti-doping testing authority within the framework of WADA (is) to be established," a statement issued after an International Olympic Committee summit said.

The statement added that WADA will remain in control of regulatory and compliance in the anti-doping fight but that the new testing body will have responsibility for testing athletes. 

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