Norwegian nominated to lead WADA

Minister Linda Helleland proposed to succeed current WADA president Ministry of Children and Equality Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway and her government have announced their nomination of Linda Helleland, the Norwegian Minister of Children and Equality, to succeed Sir Craig Reedie as president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Helleland, who has served as WADA vice president since November 2016, is seen as an athlete-centered, reformist candidate who would seek to champion the interests of athletes and provide more athlete representation on WADA’s boards. Helleland’s uncompromising stance on systematic doping h
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