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ADAMS: Portuguese recognized by the World Anti-doping Agency

Portuguese was recognized as an official language on the ADAMS system run by the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA).

Portuguese and Mandarin were approved as official ADAMS system languages at a meeting of the World Anti-doping Agency in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday.

The Anti-Doping Administration & Management System (ADAMS) is a Web-based database management system that simplifies the daily activities of all stakeholders and athletes involved in the anti-doping system. Its seat is in Lausanne, Switzerland, and its headquarters are in Montreal, Canada.

WADA’s official languages include English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian, Italian, Dutch and Arabic.

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