League Notes: WADA Set To Make Full-Scale Screening Mandatory
The World Anti-Doping Agency, "disturbed that athletes are increasingly avoiding tests for the use of banned blood booster EPO," is set to change its rules to make full-scale screening mandatory (THE AGE, 8/1). ... The All India Football Federation on Thursday "asked its women's committee to find out what had happened in the reported humiliation of young tribal players" of Indian state Jharkhand before they left for a tournament in Spain last month. The girls "were reportedly humiliated, slapped and forced to sweep floors" when they went to the village council office to get birth certificates for their passports (PTI, 8/1).