News 7 Nov 2018

MA to host anti-doping seminar ahead of AUS-X Open Sydney

Educational seminar set to offer greater understanding of the anti-doping legislation.

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Motorcycling Australia (MA) has announced it will host a seminar this Friday ahead of practice and qualifying at the Monster Energy AUS-X Open Sydney in partnership with the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).

The seminars will run for 40 minutes and are designed to engage riders, coaches and support staff in gaining a clear understanding of Australia’s anti-doping legislation which acts in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

“The importance of educating our riders and their teams around the Australian anti-doping legislation is paramount to the future success of our industry,” said MA CEO Peter Doyle. “We need to ensure our riders uphold this legislation and recognise that failure to do so can harm their chances at future success.”

Junior riders and families are invited to attend the opening seminar on Friday, 9 November at 1pm, while an invite is extended to senior competitors and staff for to the following session at 1:45pm. MA and ASADA have a vision of expanding the educational seminars to a broader collection of events across numerous disciplines in 2019.