Netease Sports reported on October 10:
Beijing time on October 10th news, according to insidethegames website report, the World Anti-Doping Agency WADA announced the revenue and expenditure in 2019, and insidethegames website specifically pointed out that in the financial expenditure of WADA, China Swimming
“In 2019, Sun Yang attended the appeal of the International Court of Arbitration for Sports. The hearing of this appeal lasted for 10 hours. It is reported that Sun Yang’s appeal brought more than $600,000 in losses to WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency. This data was disclosed in the 2019 annual report released by the World Anti-Doping Agency."
“ 2019年，孙阳出席了国际体育仲裁法院的上诉。这项上诉的聆讯持续了十个小时。据报道，Sun Yang的上诉给世界反兴奋剂机构WADA造成了超过60万美元的损失。该数据在世界反兴奋剂机构发布的2019年年度报告中有所披露。”
The foreign media website also stated that “a year before the outbreak of the new crown epidemic, the agency’s revenue was only 38 million U.S. dollars, almost the same as the operating expenses of 37.8 million U.S. dollars.” Regarding the Sun Yang case, the foreign media wrote: “The three Olympics The gold medalist is also an idol in the Chinese sports world. Now he has been banned for eight years and his lawyer has appealed to the Swiss Federal Court."
Regarding the operation of the World Anti-Doping Agency, the website insidethegames stated: “In addition to regular funding from sports organizations and the government, WADA has also received an additional $1.6 million in donations, of which $993,000 comes from China, the home country of the WADA chairman, Poland, and Japan and Japan. Australia has also made additional contributions."
“In 2019, the world’s anti-doping operating expenses were US$37.8 million and revenue was around US$38 million. The agency’s budget is currently growing at an annual rate of about 8%, and plans to reach US$46.6 million in 2022, an increase of nearly 12%. The number of employees has increased from 117 to 130."
Despite the increase in the budget, the insidethegames website also raised its own questions, "It is interesting to see whether the increase in funds flowing into the World Anti-Doping Agency will increase investment in scientific research to improve the effectiveness of anti-doping. Research funding in 2019 The expenditure is as high as US$2.3 million, but this is much lower than the US$6.5 million 10 years ago, in 2009, when the total revenue of the World Anti-Doping Agency was US$27.5 million."