BVI DCO Training resduced

The anti-doping programme in the British Virgin Islands is set to receive a boost with the introduction of new Doping Control Officers (DCOs).

The Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO) hosted a successful two-day Doping Control training seminar for prospective DCOs in Tortola – a first for the BVI – in association with the BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC). Twelve participants engaged in both theoretical and practical sessions during the May 29th-30th seminar at the BVIOC headquarters.


Dr. Natalio Wheatley, British Virgin Islands (BVI) Sports Minister, is committed to helping the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO) become the “best” in the world. He was speaking during an official visit to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries, Agriculture and Sports by representatives of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Caribbean RADO and the BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC) on Friday (May 31st).

Caribbean RADO BVI Anti Doping Seminar 1

Sportsmen and women in the British Virgin Islands are now better prepared to navigate the world of anti-doping.
Over 50 athletes from across eight sporting disciplines participated in a special Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO) education seminar for National Sport Federations on Friday evening in Tortola.
Caribbean RADO Executive Director Sasha Sutherland facilitated the interactive session which included a simulation of the doping control process with Doping Control Officer Kristy Dickenson.