Witold Bańka, a former Polish sports minister, has been re-elected the head the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for another three-year term of office.
In an interview with PAP, the president of the World Anti-doping Agency, Witold Banka, discusses the successful prosecuton of Russia for institutionalised doping, the penalty imposed, and the future of the agency's mission.
"I will never let WADA become part of the political game," Witold Bańka, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, emphasized in an interview with PAP. At the end of June, the U.S. Congress received a report criticizing WADA, including for being slow in its actions against Russia.
President Andrzej Duda on Thursday appointed Danuta Dmowska-Andrzejuk, an acclaimed epee fencer, as the new Polish sports minister. Earlier, the president recalled PM Mateusz Morawiecki from this post, which he had held since the swearing-in of his cabinet on November 15.
Visiting two sites of new sporting infrastructure investments in Silesia (southern Poland) on Monday, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said developing such facilities was crucial to Poland's national sporting performance and the development of youth.
Former sprinter Witold Bańka, who became the Sports Minister in 2015, will take up his position as president at the beginning of 2020.
Polish Minister of Sport and Tourism Witold Bańka will be the European candidate for head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Council of Europe decided on Wednesday in Strasbourg.
Polish Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Bańka was elected on Wednesday as Europe's candidate for the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Seven YouTube channel owners with international reach are to come to Poland at the invitation of the Polish Tourist Organisation, as part of a promotional campaign based on 'influencer marketing.'