March 31, 2020 / 4:24 PM / in 2 months

Doping: WADA reinstates International Taekwondo Federation

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks into the head office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada November 9, 2015. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/File Photo

(Reuters) - The International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) was removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s non-compliant list, WADA said on Tuesday following a vote by its executive committee.

The ITF had been ruled non-compliant in October last year for failing to complete and submit a Code Compliance questionnaire.

WADA said in a statement that the ITF had addressed the problem and a “corrective action report” would be issued following a review.

WADA stressed that the federation will be advised that continued cooperation will be required in order to maintain its compliant status.

Reporting by Steve Keating in Toronto. Editing by Toby Davis

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