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#SubOversight Announces Details for Anti-Doping Hearing

Feb 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC Earlier this week, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), announced a hearing for Tuesday, February 28, 2017, on the international anti-doping system.

Following last summer’s Olympics in Rio and ahead of the winter Olympics in PyeongChang next year, the subcommittee will examine the current state of the international anti-doping system, challenges it faces, and ways it can be improved.

Confirmed witnesses include:

  • Mr. Michael Phelps, American swimmer and Olympic gold medalist
  • Mr. Adam Nelson, American shot putter and Olympic gold medalist
  • Mr. Travis Tygart, Chief Executive Officer, United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)
  • Mr. Rob Koehler, Deputy Director General, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
  • Dr. Richard Budgett, Medical and Scientific Director, International Olympic Committee (IOC)

The Majority Memorandum and witness testimony for the hearing will be available here as they are posted.