Clean Sport Initiative

Clean Sport Initiative

March 25, 2009 07:00 ET

Media Alert: Clean Sport Initiative™

RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 25, 2009) -

What: Five speakers will discuss the risks of accidental doping and its impact on athletes' careers to raise awareness of the issue and to encourage dietary supplement companies to have their products certified banned-substance-free to protect elite athletes.

Who: More than 300 sports enthusiasts, media representatives and dietary supplement retailers will hear presentations from and direct questions to five panelists. Panelists include:

Serge Despres Olympic bobsleigh pilot banned from competition for two
years after testing positive due to accidental doping

Dr. John Berardi Sports nutrition expert and mentor to elite amateur and
professional athletes

Ed Wyszumiala General Manager, Dietary Supplements, NSF International

Dave Ellis High Performance Director, Canadian Ski Cross Team

David Khang President and founder of Platinum Naturals, a dietary
supplement company

Moderator: Scott Russell, host of CBC Sports Weekend

Where: Rogers Centre, 10 Blue Jays Way, Toronto
Summit Suite 400-level (Gate 13)

When: Tuesday, March 31, 10:30am - 12 noon

NOTE: Please confirm attendance in order to be added to media guest list.

"Keeping our athletes Clean"

Contact Information

  • Media Contact: Clean Sport Initiative
    Liliana Begg, Manager
    (905) 731-8097 ext. 311 or M: (416) 881-5630
    (905) 731-8116 or 1-800-565-4586 (FAX)