Media Advisory - Professor Richard H. McLaren to deliver results of doping investigation

TORONTO, July 11, 2016 /CNW/ - The media are invited to attend the release of the results of the Independent McLaren Investigation on doping in sport.

At the news conference, Richard McLaren will detail his investigative process and findings.

On 18 May, Professor McLaren was appointed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as the Independent Person to head an investigative team charged with determining the facts with respect to the allegations of manipulation of doping control samples and other allegations made by Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov, the former Director of the WADA-accredited Moscow Laboratory.  The investigation was launched to establish what actions must be taken in the best interest of clean sport and clean athletes.

The full report will be made available on WADA's website.        

 

WHAT:

Release of McLaren Investigation Report


WHEN: 

July 18, 2016

9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


WHERE:

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

123 Queen Street West

Toronto, Ontario

M5H 2M9

Tel: 416-361-1000



Click here for a map of the hotel

 

TO PARTICIPATE BY AUDIO CONFERENCE CALL

To participate by audio conference call, please dial the number below and follow the instructions of the Conference operator:

Phone Numbers:
1 (888) 465-5079 - Canada Toll Free (English)
1 (866) 229-4144 - Canada Toll Free (French/English)
1 (514) 437-0676 - International Toll (French/English)
1 (416) 216-4169 - International Toll (English)

Copy and paste the following URL into your web browser for a current list of available Audience local and international freephone telephone numbers:

http://web.meetme.net/r.aspx?p=11&a=UBvjCNgnqDzFka

Audience Passcode: 9220 043#

Once joining the call, the conference operator will place you in 'listen-only mode' for the duration of the press conference.  At the end of the press conference, the operator will prompt those on line to register to ask questions to Professor McLaren. You will be asked to state your name and your media outlet, followed by your question.

ACCREDITATION

We would ask Media that wish to attend the news conference - either in person or by conference call - to provide the following details by email to catherine@catherinedoyle.ca by 16:00 EDT on Thursday July 14, 2016:

  • Name
  • Organization
  • Email address
  • Contact Number
  • Whether you will attend in-person or via audio conference call

 

SOURCE Richard H. McLaren

For further information: Catherine Doyle, Media Consultant to the McLaren Investigation, Cell: +1 514 641-3266, Email: catherine@catherinedoyle.ca


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