Saudi Arabia pledges to fight against doping in sport

Saudi Arabia pledges to fight against doping in sport
Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Musaed. (SPA)
Updated 02 November 2019

Saudi Arabia pledges to fight against doping in sport

Saudi Arabia pledges to fight against doping in sport
  • Prince Fahd bin Jalawi: Saudi Arabia had provided more than SR1.5 million toward the International Convention against Doping in Sport initiative

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has pledged its support for the global fight against doping in sport.
Speaking in France at an international conference on the issue, Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Musaed, adviser to the chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA) and member of the board of directors of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SOC), stressed the Kingdom’s backing for efforts to create an environment for fair competition among athletes around the world.
The prince said the Kingdom had provided more than $400,000 (SR1.5 million) toward the International Convention against Doping in Sport initiative, which aims to ban the use of performance-enhancing drugs by competitive athletes.