SBD Global/February 13, 2014/Leagues and Governing Bodies
Australian Football League Offers Full Support In Battle Against Corruption
Published February 13, 2014
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Australian Football League CEO Andrew Demetriou "has offered the federal government the competition's full support for its beefed-up integrity resources in the battle against corruption in sport," according to Caroline Wilson of THE AGE.
Emerging from two days of talks in Canberra, where Demetriou met PM Tony Abbott, the league boss "is understood to have endorsed the appointment of retired Federal Court Judge Garry Downes who will review the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigation into Essendon and the Cronulla Sharks."
Outlining the recent appointment of two former senior Victorian police to its now 14-strong integrity department, Demetriou told government ministers that "he supported the decision to expedite the ASADA investigation into the Essendon supplements program" (THE AGE, 2/13