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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 […]

13.01.2014

2014 Prohibited List takes effect

The 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods took effect on January 1. Approved by WADA’s Executive Committee on September 11, 2013, the List can be viewed at WADA’s website or through the free iPhone application.

08.12.2013
03.12.2013

WADA Whereabouts App for smartphones now available

In its ongoing effort to support athletes and doping-free sport, WADA has launched the free ADAMS app for smartphones to more than 25,000 athletes worldwide. The app, which is available immediately to athletes using iPhone devices at the iTunes App Store will be of particular interest to those athletes in a registered testing pool who […]

25.11.2013

World Conference on Doping in Sport Review

The Fourth World Conference on Doping in Sport concluded one week ago in Johannesburg, South Africa, following three full days discussing and debating the future of anti-doping in sport. The World Conference – which saw participants from the sport movement, public authorities, anti-doping community, athletes, coaches and the media converge – was widely considered a […]

15.11.2013

The World Conference on Doping in Sport concluded with an outstanding success

The President of the International Weightlifting Federation, Dr. Tamás Aján was reelected as WADA Foundation Board Member. He fulfills his duties as the member of the Board since WADA was set up in 1999. After a two years consultation process the WADA Foundation Board has unanimously accepted the revised Anti-Doping Code and the WADA Executive […]

15.11.2013

Significant Changes Between the 2009 Code And the 2015 Code, Version 4.0

During the 2015 Code consultation process, 315 separate submissions were received. The submissions recommended a total of 3,987 changes to the Code. In addition, the Code Drafting Team engaged in dozens of face-to-face and telephonic meetings with stakeholders to discuss the Code. Version 4.0 is the fourth published version of the 2015 Code. In between […]

14.11.2013

WADA: New steroid profiling program

JOHANNESBURG — A new urine test designed to catch athletes who take steroids is to be introduced by the World Anti-Doping Agency next year and will be used at the World Cup in Brazil. WADA called it “the twin” of the blood profiling currently system used in the athletes’ biological passport system. It will allow […]

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