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16.10.2017

IWF Ready For Clean Competition At 2017 World Weightlifting Championships

Record number of anti-doping tests expected during World Championships Lausanne, 16 October 2017: With just over 50 days remaining to the 2017 IWF World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim (USA), Dr Patrick Schamasch of the IWF’s independent Anti-Doping Commission outlined the outstanding preparations that aim to ensure clean competition. The IWF is completely committed to protecting […]

11.10.2017

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

IWF reports that the sample of Mr. Mohd Hafifi MANSOR (MAS) has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for Oxymetholone (S1.1 Anabolic Agents). As a consequence, the Athlete is provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation. In any case where it is determined that the athlete did not commit an anti-doping rule violation, […]

05.10.2017

WADA Publishes 2018 List of prohibited substances and methods

Montreal, 29 September 2017 – Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); along with, the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee on 24 September 2017, comes into force on 1 January 2018. The List, which is one of five International Standards that […]

29.09.2017

WADA provisionally suspends accreditation of Paris Laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has provisionally suspended the WADA accreditation of the Laboratory of the Agence Française de lutte contre le Dopage (the National Anti-Doping Organization of France) in Châtenay-Malabry, France (Paris Laboratory). This provisional suspension was imposed due to analytical issues self-reported to WADA by the Laboratory. The provisional suspension, which took effect […]

28.09.2017
17.09.2017

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

The IWF reports that the sample of Ms. Thi Phuong DUONG (VIE) has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for 19-Norandrosterone (S1.1 Anabolic Agents). As a consequence, the Athlete is provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation. In any case where it is determined that the athlete did not commit an anti-doping rule […]

10.09.2017
08.09.2017

Anti-Doping Technical visit in preparation for the 2017 IWF WWC

The International Weightlifting Federation delegation paid a visit to Colorado Springs for the first time ever. The visit marks a historical trip since there had never been any technical visits before dedicated only to Anti-Doping purposes. For these reasons, IWF’s visit to coordinate the Event Testing and Education with the United States Anti-Doping Agency is a […]

05.09.2017

Membership of the IWF Clean Sport Commission confirmed

The International Weightlifting Federation is pleased to announce that the composition of the Clean Sport Commission which has been set up further to the IWF Executive Board’s decision of 14 June 2017 in Tokyo, JPN is now confirmed. The Commission is tasked to advise the Executive Board on further improvements of the IWF Anti-Doping Program […]

24.06.2017
21.06.2017

Anti-Doping Seminar in Kenya

Within the framework of IWF Development Program Kenya Amateur Weightlifting Association organized an Anti-Doping Seminar in Nairobi, Kenya in May, 2017. The seminar was conducted by presenters from Kenya Anti-Doping Agency, Kenyatta University and Kenyatta National Hospital and altogether 16 coaches from various weightlifting clubs attended. Presentations covered a lot of topics such as using […]

18.06.2017
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