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Statement regarding ARD doping documentary

TORONTO (April 22, 2024) — On Monday the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) issued the following statement:

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the COC Athletes’ Commission are committed to clean, fair, and safe sport, and take matters of doping or any other form of cheating extremely seriously. The reports in the ARD documentary are concerning and were not previously known to us. We are in communication with national and international sport partners, including Swimming Canada and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, to gather more information and determine potential next steps. 

-Canadian Olympic Committee and COC Athletes’ Commission 


Peter​ Saltsman
Senior Manager, Public Relations
C: 647-382-6986

Thomas Hall
Director, Communications and Public Relations
C: 514-709-1054

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