MYSC, World Anti Doping Angency discuss anti doping measures

MYSC, World Anti Doping Angency discuss anti doping measures, Image:: facebook
MYSC, World Anti Doping Angency discuss anti doping measures, Image:: facebook

Botswana: The Minister of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture Tumiso Rakgare met World Anti-Doping Agency ( WADA) President, Witold Banka. The meeting was organized on Thursday afternoon at Cresta Hotel.

The aim of the meeting was to discuss the establishment of the National Anti-Doping Organization and National Anti-Doping program. The Minister of Youth, Gender, Sports and Culture has been working hard to promote fairness in the sport.

The practice of doping is not only bad for the health of the athletes and sportspersons in the long run. At the same time, the practice of doping also gives the users an undue and unfair advantage to the users.

The sports organizations and government stakeholders across the globe have been working hard to discourage doping and performance enhancers.

The leaders of Botswana have also been working with the international anti doping organizations to promote fairness in sports. The President of the World Anti Doping agency delivered a brief address at the meeting.

During his address, Banka underscored the importance of Anti-Doping commissions and sports federations. He said that they can work together to strengthen and support athletes in being committed to clean sports.

He highlighted that athletes are ambassadors of their respective countries. Therefore, they should be educated to maintain ethical standards in sport.

Furthermore, WADA President talked about the critical benefits of adhering to Anti-Doping regulations. He noted that sometimes there is a lack of knowledge from the athletes.

He recognized the strong commitment of the Government of Botswana with the Ministry as custodians of the athletes for their willingness to work with them to make a difference in the world of sport.

The Botswana National Olympic (BNOC) President Colonel Botsang Tshenyego appreciated the conversation about Anti-Doping. He also pointed out that Botswana has been a critical player in the sports sector in Africa.

As such, the hosting of the Zone IV Anti-Doping office. He mentioned that Anti-Doping is a justice system campaign for athletes to ensure that there is fairness for athletes.