UK anti-doping receives £6-million funding boost

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Budget increased in the run up to Tokyo 2020 to cement UKAD’s position as one of the leading anti-doping agencies in the world.

From: Department for Digital Culture, Media and Sport, UK Anti-Doping and Tracey Crouch, MP

  • Investment of £6.1 million will help educate athletes, share intelligence and conduct testing in the fight against drug cheats to keep sport clean.
  • Sports Minister Tracey Crouch also publishes second annual update on government’s sport strategy that shows progress on governance.

UK Anti-Doping is to receive an additional £6 million of funding from the Government to further strengthen its armoury in the fight against doping, Sports Minister Tracey Crouch announced today.

The move comes after the first full-scale review of the organisation since it was set up in 2009 that has resulted in a number of recommendations to help make further progress in ant

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