Media Advisory - Media invited to view Vancouver 2010 doping control process
training at International Anti-Doping Workshop in Kamloops, BC on November 20

VANCOUVER, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will provide media with another opportunity to receive an overview of the Vancouver 2010 Anti-Doping Program followed by a live demonstration of the doping control process on Friday, November 20 in Kamloops, BC.

The media opportunity is part of an international training workshop VANOC is hosting in Kamloops from November 19-21 where volunteers will receive training in the latest anti-doping technological breakthroughs and fine-tune procedures for the 2010 Winter Games.

The announcement to hold the workshop in Kamloops was made last May by VANOC and the Province of British Columbia as part of its commitment to bring as many Games-related benefits as possible to communities throughout British Columbia. The conference is sponsored, in part, by the BC Road Builders Association and Heavy Construction Association.

    
    When:        Friday, November 20, 2009
                 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Pacific Time)

    Where:       Kamloops Convention Centre
                 1250 Rogers Way
                 Kamloops, BC
                 (Media to arrive in main lobby)

    Who:         Jeremy Luke, director, anti-doping, VANOC
                 Games-time anti-doping volunteers (individuals available
                 for interview)
    

SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Greg Alexis, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 403-1627, E-mail: greg_alexis@vancouver2010.com

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