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IOC Sponsored Anti-Doping Workshops Begin

An Anti-Doping Workshop sponsored by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for Captains, National Federations, Administrators and Coaches will begin on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Apostolic Foundation School, located at Airfield Junction, Vamoma House, Sinkor, Monrovia.
These workshops are being implemented by the Liberia National Olympic Committee on behalf of the IOC and will cover 22 national federations, 66 coaches, captains and 22 administrators.
The workshops will be divided into four sections, 20 persons each due to the COVID Pandemic and the facilitators will include, Mr. Emmanuel Agu, Chairman of the Anti-Doping Commission of Liberia, Cllr. Sylvester D. Rennie, Vice President of the LNOC, Mr. Mulbah Zaza, President, Liberia Athletic Federation and Mr. Stenifer Stone, Director of Sports, Young Men Christian Association (YMCA), Monrovia.
During the Workshop, Mr. Emmanuel Agu will speak on the topic: “The new Anti-Doping rules approved by the World Anti-Doping Agency” (WADA), while Cllr. Sylvester D. Rennie will speak on the objectives and overview of WADA. Mr. Mulbah Zaza will speak on Athletes and their involvement in doping activities, while Mr. Stenifer Stone will speak on experiences learned from athletes as a coach and administrator.
Meanwhile, the IOC sponsored COVID-19 awareness and donations to schools continued yesterday, March 8, 2021, with the G. W. Gibson High School on the By Pass, Carolyn Mesick School System on Center, Muslim Congress High School on Mechlin Street, Newport Junior High School on Newport Street in Monrovia, Slipway Elementary School in the Slipway Community, and the Marvii Sonii Elementary and Junior High School in Clara Town, Bushrod Island, Monrovia, all receiving buckets, hand sanitizers, cartons of soap, cartons of Clorox, noise masks amongst others. Mr. Moses Karnga, Mr. Anthony Gayway, Mrs. Venice Assaf, Mr. AB Barrolle, Mr. Friday Johnson and Mrs. Mildred Dennis, Principals of G.W. Gibson High School, Carolyn Mesick School System Muslim Congress High School, Newport Junior High School, Slipway Elementary School, and the Marvii Sonii Elementary and Junior High School, respectively in separate remarks, thanked the International Olympic Committee through the Liberia National Olympic Committee and promised that the items will be used to assist them in the drive of the IOC to kick COVID-19 out of the world.
The presentations were made by Mr. Zaza, who was accompanied by the Cllr. Rennie and other Executive Committee Member.
The awareness and donation campaign continues on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

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