On May 14, conference "Children's and Youth Football in Russia" took place at RZHD Arena stadium.
Chief specialist of RUSADA Educational Programs Department Ekaterina Sizikova gave presentation "Children's sport - clean sport: Main principles of anti-doping safety in children's sport", covering the role of coaches in forming athletes' attitudes to doping and anti-doping rules. Athlete of any age needs to know about his/her rights and responsibilities, and the coach is the primary source of this information at the initial stage.
RUSADA team developed an online course accessible to anyone, and covering the key anti-doping issues.
Every year, informational print materials are developed for various target groups: athletes, coaches, doctors, parents.
The Agency conducts seminars and value-based lessons for young athletes. Forming zero tolerance to doping is essential, and RUSADA conducts anti-doping activities jointly with Football Union of Russia in this regard.