December Edition Longzhou News




December 2020 Issue 6, Volume 3

In this edition
・2020 Wrap Up
A message from our President Mike Thomas.

・New IDBF Anti-Doping Rules 2021
The IDBF has released new Anti-Doping Rules 2021, which replaces the Anti-Doping Policy of 2016. The new Rules comes into effect on the 1st January 2021. WADA has also released a number of updated standards and codes.

・Update on the World Nations Championships in Hong Kong
The World Nations Championships will be held in Hong Kong from 1 to 7 November 2021 at Kwun Tong Promenade, Kowloon. Competitors are set to arrive on October 31.

・UTS Virtual Youth Festival Participants
Congratulations to all the dragon boat participants of the 2020 United Through Sports Virtual Youth Festival.

・IDBF Archives
IDBF has established an official Archive to document the history and activities of its work and of the sport. The Archive collects information and original material that relates specifically to IDBF World Nations Championships and IDBF Club Crew World Championships.

・Paddler Profile
Racheal Blake recounts her life as an elite dragon boat paddler. We also interview daughter Nerys who followed in her mother's footsteps.