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David Howman, director-general of WADA

David Howman, director-general of WADA

New Zealander David Howman was director-general of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from 2003 to 2016. Before taking up this position he was a sports law barrister. Howman was counsel for the New Zealand Sports Drug Agency (renamed Drug Free Sport New Zealand in 2006) and then chaired the organisation from 2000 to 2003.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Sports medicine and drugs - Sports doping and drug testing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013