Australia streamlines integrity watchdogs | Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s sports integrity watchdogs are being streamlined into a single agency to better fight doping, match-fixing and organized crime, the federal government said on Tuesday. The new agency, to be called ‘Sport Integrity Australia’ merges the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the National Integrity of Sport Unit and the integrity functions of funding body Sport Australia. A new ‘National Sports Tribunal’ will also be set up and trialled for two years to hear anti-doping violations and other sports disputes. It will have “the power to call evidence…

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