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WADA hones a new code including harsher penalties

Updated: May 13, 2013, 3:41 AM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- The World Anti-Doping Agency's top officials spent the weekend honing a new global code that includes doubling suspensions for some drug cheats.

WADA's executive committee and foundation board met in Montreal to review the third draft of the proposed 2015 World Anti-Doping code, which will come up for approval at the Nov. 12-15 World Conference on Doping in Sport at Johannesburg.

WADA revealed last November it planned to increase bans for serious violations from two to ...

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