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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 […]

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 […]

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