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Catherine Ordway discusses anti-doping at athletes forum

08 Mar 2017

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  • Sports Law

Catherine Ordway, Senior Consultant with SHG Sports, spoke on the anti-doping panel at the recent ‘Crossing the Line’ Summit.

Athletes, and those supporting athletes, attended the Crossing the Line Summit on Saturday 25 February in Sydney. There was a stellar-line up of speakers, including Olympic, Paralympic and World Champions, discussing athlete well-being, career transition, women and men in sports and doping.

The anti-doping panel addressed the topic: Anti-Doping – is there a solution? The panel delved into these areas:

  • Have we really progressed in this fight since 1988?
  • How can we change the narrative?

With the moderator, Tracey Holmes of the ABC, the panellists were:

  • Kristen Worley – Track Cyclist;
  • Joerg Jaksche – Tour de France Cyclist;
  • Jaimie Fuller – Skins Chairman;
  • Rob Arnold – Cycling Journalist; and
  • Catherine Ordway – Anti Doping Expert, Senior Consultant with SHG Sports

Catherine Ordway is a highly sought after presenter in sports governance, doping and regulations.

Today, she is presenting on behalf of WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) on the topic of conflict of interest and governance issues in London: Tackling Doping in Sport Summit (8-9 March), Paul Mran, Hilton Wembley Stadium.

In April, Catherine is back in Australia to present at the Anti-Doping Research & Regulations ConferenceWorld Experts Give the Facts, 5-6 April 2017, Bond University, Gold Coast QLD.

In between those events, and on behalf of the ICC(International Cricket Council), she is attending “Tackling our Challenges and Strengthening the Future of Clean Sport”, WADA Annual Symposium 13-15 March 2017, SwissTech Convention Center (STCC), Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Further reading

Catherine has co-written a chapter of a significant Anti-doping book. “Chapter 11. Governance and Anti-Doping: Beyond the Fox and the Hen House” Marina Nehme and Catherine Ordway –
Doping in Sport and the Law, edited by Haas & Healey, Bloomsbury.

“Cleaning Up Sport: Conflicts of Interest at the Top”, Transparency International blog, 9 December 2016