New UKAD campaign aims to persuade athletes to report doping concerns | Athletics News

first_img“When competitive sport stopped in March due to the COVID-19 crisis, we saw a small decline in intelligence reports. But we know, and the Leeds Beckett research shows us that there are longer-term issues around people in sport not knowing how to report, and what to report, so that’s why we’re launching this campaign.” UKAD director of operations Pat Myhill said: “There’s an understanding that it takes a team to be successful in sport, and it’s the same in keeping sport clean.“We’re here to protect the values of sport which everyone holds dear, but we can’t do it on our own.“People coming to us with their concerns about doping is absolutely vital for clean sport, and our message in this campaign is clear- if you feel like something’s not right, report it.- Advertisement – ‘Protect Your Sport’ initiative comes as UKAD predicts 30 per cent drop in the number of reports from athletes by the end of the year. UKAD director of operations Pat Myhill said: “We’re here to protect the values of sport which everyone holds dear, but we can’t do it on our own” By PA SportLast Updated: 15/11/20 1:51pm UK Anti-Doping is launching a new campaign to encourage athletes to report their suspicions of doping.The ‘Protect Your Sport’ initiative comes as UKAD predicts a 30 per cent drop in the number of reports from athletes by the end of the year, with 638 reports having been received up to the end of September.On average there are 1,200 reports a year and UKAD said 35 per cent of bans issued in 2019 came as a result of information shared with it.- Advertisement – UKAD said 35 per cent of bans issued in 2019 came as a result of information shared with it UKAD said 35 per cent of bans issued in 2019 came as a result of information shared with it
UKAD said 35 per cent of bans issued in 2019 came as a result of information shared with it