Media statement: WADA decision to appeal Stephen Dank judgment to CAS

2 June 2015

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) welcomes the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) decision to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport the AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal’s ruling in relation to former athlete support person, Stephen Dank.

ASADA CEO Ben McDevitt said, ‘ASADA notes and welcomes the decision by WADA to appeal the AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal’s decision to clear Mr Dank of 21 doping charges.

‘ASADA will fully support the WADA initiated appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport,’ he said.

ASADA will make no further public comment on this matter at this time.