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28.11.2014

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

The IWF reports that sample A of Ms. Makhliyo Togoeva from UZB has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for clenbuterol. As a consequence, the athlete is provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation. In any case where it is determined – after a B sample analysis, a hearing or an appeal – […]

24.11.2014

New IWF Anti-Doping Policy

During its meeting in Almaty, Kazakhstan the IWF Executive Board has adopted the NEW ANTI-DOPING RULES which are based on the revised 2015 World Anti-Doping Code to be effective as of the 1st January 2015. The regulation is fully compliant with the New Code and will increase the fight against doping on an an even […]

10.10.2014

IWF Anti-Doping Seminar in Almaty

Giving special attention to Anti-Doping Education, the IWF held a Seminar in Almaty, KAZ with over 70 participants to give wider information and guidance in the field of Anti-Doping. The following lecturers underlined the dangers of doping, the fight against it and the legal background given by Rules and Regulations: Dr. Patrick Schamasch, IWF Anti-Doping […]

01.09.2014

Amended 2014 Prohibited List in force September 1

Prohibited List 2014 WADA has completed its amendment to Section S2.1 of the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) activators Xenon and Argon have been added to the 2014 Prohibited List, following the required three-month notice period and UNESCO’s communication to all States Parties. The recommendation to revise the List was […]

30.07.2014

Commonwealth Games testing / Nigeria

Commonwealth Games Federation CEO, Mike Hooper, has announced that Nigerian weightlifter, Chika Amalaha, has been issued with a notice of disclosure after returning an adverse analytical finding from a in-competition test on July 25, and has been provisionally suspended from the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Ms Amalaha won the gold medal in the Women’s […]

03.06.2014

WADA makes amendment to Section S.2.1 of 2014 Prohibited List

Montreal, May 30, 2014 Dear Colleagues, WADA has confirmed an amendment to Section S2.1 of the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) activators Xenon and Argon will be added to the 2014 Prohibited List, after the recommendation was made and approved by WADA’s Executive Committee during its May meeting. Having recently […]

06.05.2014

TUE information for 2014 Glasgow

The Commonwealth Games Federation published guidelines for the athletes participating at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games with regard to TUE. The CGF Medical Commission requires that all athletes participating in the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014 with a documented medical condition requiring the use of a Prohibited Substance or a Prohibited Method included on the WADA […]

16.04.2014
01.04.2014

IWF Executive Board sanctions Federation of Azerbaijan for multiple doping cases

True to its firm stance against the use of doping, the IWF Executive Board unanimously decided to sanction the Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation whose athletes produced multiple adverse analytical findings in 2013 for a fine of USD500,000. At the same time the IWF calls the Federation to conduct an investigation into the athletes’ entourage (coaches, team […]

19.03.2014

Official Communication

As it is known, the IWF has been implementing a highly comprehensive and intensive Anti-Doping Program including both in-competition and out-of-competition testing. In this process, in 2013 several anti-doping violations were disclosed. The IWF is looking at each case with utmost thoroughness, with full respect to the relevant WADA and IWF rules, and the rights […]

14.03.2014

Official WADA announcement concerning ADAMS

Dear ADAMS users, We have found a bug in the current ADAMS IOS Mobile Application. When a specific occurrence of a recurring entry is modified it deletes the entry on all selected dates and applies the modification to the selected entry only. We are working to fix this problem as soon as possible in production, […]

30.01.2014

First meeting of the IWF Anti-Doping Commission

The 1st official meeting of the Independent IWF Anti-Doping Commission was held on 29 January 2014 in Budapest in presence of Dr. Patrick Schamasch, Dr. Michael Petrou, Dr. Monika Ungar and Dr. Magdolna Trombitas. Mandated by the IWF Executive Board and Congress, the Anti-Doping Commission prepared the Action Plan to follow in the fight against […]

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