Anti-Doping Law Conference 2021

Join us to discuss and debate anti-doping law topcial issues and developments on the 15 & 16 June 2021:

  • Anti-Doping Governance
  • Dealing with Substance of Abuse cases
  • Proportionality, consistency and legality of sanctions heading into the Olympics & Paralympics
  • Is there adequate Safeguarding policies and practices in anti-doping
  • Is the current approach to anti-doping sufficient for Paralympic athletes?

This confernece is suitable for lawyers, athletes, coaches, doping control officiers, sports executives, sceintisets, acadmeics and students. The conference is free for LawInSport Plus Members.

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