After the paper by Rodney Swigelaar (WADA Africa) there was unanimity as to the absolute need for NOCs to work in close collaboration with their Governments on the issue.
Doping control can only produce expected outcomes with the commitment of Governments.
Swigelaar underscored that it effectively requires a high investment, which is, however, “indispensable to ensure the integrity of sport”.
Led by President Lassana Palenfo, participants in the 34th seminar for Secretaries General of African NOCs were on an inspection tour of one of the competition venues of the maiden Africa Beach Games on Saturd
The information and exchange session held on Friday morning on Olympic Solidarity programmes aimed at supporting NOC activities was certainly a major highlight of the 34th seminar for Secretaries General of African NOCs.