In “On the Sideline”, Dalton discusses the results of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association elections where Garth Gayle emerged as the president of the organisation. He urges the new administration to continue to work towards advancing the sports and encouraged athletes to stay involved in the administrative affairs of the sport.
In the “Play of the Day”, “The Fight Against Doping in Sports” is discussed.
Guest: Dr Sasha Sutherland
Executive Director of the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO)
Dr Sasha Sutherland is the Executive Director of the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO), a role she has been in since 2016. The educator has been a part-time lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Cavehill Campus since 2011 where she focuses on sport event and management.
In this episode, Dr Sutherland discusses The Fight Against Doping in Sports. She shares her views on the growth of Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization since its establishment 15 years ago in terms of capacity building and its partnerships with Caribbean countries in the implementation of drug control programmes. She also addresses the challenges that the organisation has faced such as travelling across member counties and the strategies adapted to increase capacity within these countries.
Dr Sutherland also speaks about:
Dr Sutherland also speaks about the revised World Anti-Doping Code and some of the major changes to the standards and violations that are of note including new standard on education, expanding of tampering violations to include fraudulent conduct and no longer including notice in regards prohibitive association rules.
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