Profile: Richard Ings – Protecting professional tennis

RICHARD INGS has been the the CEO and Chairman of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Drug Authority (ASADA) since 2006. Also a former professional umpire, with over 2,000 professional men’s matches overseen before taking a sabbatical to complete Masters Degree in Business and Administration writes Greg Keane.

Ings: Former Excutive Vice President for ATP professional tennis world tour

Ings: Former Excutive Vice President for ATP professional tennis world tour

After a spell working in the world of business, Ings returned to sport when he was recruited by the ATP Tour to the position of Executive Vice President Rules and Competition in 2001. Ings was responsible for developing and implementing anti-doping and anti-corruption programs for men’s professional tennis.

Ings will be talking about how professional tennis can be protected from match fixing and drugs in the Humber Theatre starting at 2pm.

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