ERIC Number: ED261019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
European Anti-Doping Charter for Sport. Recommendation No. R(84)19 Adopted by the Committee of Miniters of the Council of Europe on September 25, 1984 and Explanatory Memorandum.
Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).
Effective action against doping in competitive sports requires cooperative action, not only between governments and non-governmental organizations, but also internationally. Guidelines are set forth for actions to be taken to prevent the use of drugs by athletes. Part 1 delineates measures to be taken by governments. These include legislative and/or other measures, establishing laboratories and encouraging research, developing educational programs, and providing subsidies for dope controls. In part 2, rcommendations are made on measures to be taken by sports organizations. These include unified enforcement of regulations, using dope control facilities, and reinforcement of eligibility provisions, penalties, and qualifying standards. Appended are statements on: (1) standards for dope control laboratories; (2) the dangers of doping; (3) formation of standardized international regulations; (4) procedures for carrying out doping controls; and (5) responsibilities in dealing with positive laboratory test results. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).