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The Code for anti-doping policies – World Anti Doping Agency

  The World Anti-Doping Code (Code) is the core document that harmonizes anti-doping policies, rules and regulations within sport organizations and among public authorities around the world. It works in conjunction with six International Standards which aim to foster consistency among anti-doping organizations in various areas: testing; laboratories; Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs); the List of Prohibited […]

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WADA Reiterates its Support for IAAF’s Decision to Maintain Russian Athletics Federation Suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) fully reiterates its support for the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Council decision taken on 17 June to maintain the suspension of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF).

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WADA Suspends Accreditation of Rio Laboratory

Montreal, 24 June 2016 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that, due to a non-conformity with theInternational Standard for Laboratories (ISL), it has suspended the accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory (Laboratório Brasileiro de Controle de Dopagem – LBCD – LADETEC / IQ – UFRJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [Rio Laboratory]. The […]

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WADA released a List of 114 world-wide disqualified Athlete Support Personnel

On 14th Sept’15 WADA has been published a list of 114 Athlete Support Personnel who have breached anti-doping rules. The list contains the names, nationality and end date of the disqualifying status of these 144 Athlete support personnel excluding those cases that are under appeal and consideration.

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WADA Technical Document for Sport Specific Analysis: Part 1

As part of WADA’s move towards ensuring Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) implement more intelligent and effective anti-doping programs, Article 5.4.1 of the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code (WADC2015) states – “WADA, in consultation with International Federations and other AntiDoping Organizations, will adopt a Technical Document under the International Standard for Testing and Investigations (ISTI) that establishes by […]