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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 […]

30.09.2013

WADA publishes 2014 Prohibited List

Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee on September 11, the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. Noteworthy changes to the List, which will come into force on January 1, 2014, include: IN – AND OUT-OF COMPETITION Use of International Non-proprietary Names (INN) With the assistance of the […]

12.08.2013

WADA 2012 Testing Figures

In accordance with Article 14.5 of the World Anti-Doping Code, WADA has traditionally published two annual sets of testing figures: the first set reported by the WADA accredited laboratories on analyses performed, and the second by Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) on their doping control activities. In 2012, for the very first time, figures have been compiled […]

12.08.2013

WADA suspends the accreditation of the Rio de Janeiro Laboratory

WADA has suspended the accreditation of the LAB DOP – LADETEC / IQ – UFRJ Doping Control Laboratory (LADETEC) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The suspension, which became effective as of August 8, 2013, prohibits the LADETEC from carrying out any WADA-related anti-doping activities. A further decision regarding possible revocation of the laboratory’s accreditation will […]

12.08.2013

Nomination of a candidate for WADA Presidency

The EB decided to nominate Sir Craig Reedie as the Olympic Movement’s official candidate to become the next President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The other two candidates who were vying for nomination by the EB were Patrick Schamasch and Edwin Moses. The IOC had previously asked the three candidates to submit their viewpoints […]

07.08.2013

ADAMS Update Information

The ADAMS environment will be shut down on Thursday, August 08, from 18:00 to 20:00 GMT. WADA is planning an optimization of its current IT infrastructure that supports ADAMS and this work is designed to improve its overall function. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation, The ADAMS Team

31.07.2013

FDA: Vitamin B-50 Supplement Tests Positive for Steroids

By Kristin J. Kelley The FDA has cautioned against using a vitamin B-50 supplement sold online and in stores (Healthy Life Chemistry by Purity First) because it has tested positive for two potentially harmful anabolic steroids — dimethazine and methasterone. The warning follows 29 reports of supplement-related adverse incidents, including fatigue, myalgia, missed menstruation (in […]

31.07.2013

Competition participation

IN-COMPETITION TESTING  The IWF wants to call all athletes’ and team officials’ attention regarding IN-COMPETITION testing. Athletes may not leave the venue after finishing their competition without checking out at the Doping Control Officers (DCOs). In case the DCOs cannot be located the athlete shall report to the President of the Jury. In case an […]

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