MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
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4.7.2016
PE585.385v01-00
 
B8-0944/2016

pursuant to Rule 133 of the Rules of Procedure


on the new danger of technological doping in sport


Dominique Bilde

Motion for a European Parliament resolution on the new danger of technological doping in sport  
B8‑0944/2016

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Anti-Doping Convention No 135 of the Council of Europe,

–  having regard to the Additional Protocol to the Anti-Doping Convention No 188 of the Council of Europe,

–  having regard to Rule 133 of its Rules of Procedure,

A.  whereas professional and amateur sport has undergone numerous technological developments over the past ten years;

B.  whereas many cases considered to be 'technological doping' have been reported, particularly in cycling, through the use of integrated motor systems, but also in basketball, in which certain kinds of shoes apparently enable players to spring noticeably higher;

C.  whereas no EU anti-doping legislation mentions this technological doping;

1.  Calls on the Commission to include a study on technological doping in its next draft anti-doping legislation;

2.  Encourages the Commission and the Member States to recognise the important role played by technological doping in their anti-doping plans;

3.  Instructs its President to forward this resolution to the Commission, the Council and the Member States.

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