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17.07.2013

Medal Transfer – To the rightful owner

In a simple, but very significant ceremony, the Vice President of the Puerto Rico Weightlifting Federation, Mr. Jose Delerme, awards three medals to Rusmeris Villar Barbosa (COL) for her victory in the 53kg category at the San Salvador CUP held in 2010. The puertorrican athlete, who won these medals was found with an Adverse Analytical […]

10.07.2013

IAAF steps up drug-testing in Turkey

Associated Press, STEPHEN WILSON, Jul 09, 2013 15:55 LONDON (AP) – Track and field’s world governing body has stepped up its drug-testing program in Turkey amid reports of dozens of positive cases that could damage Istanbul’s bid for the 2020 Olympics. The International Association of Athletics Federations said Tuesday it “intensified” its testing in Turkey […]

10.07.2013

Mexico City Laboratory Latest to be Accredited by WADA

At its recent meeting, WADA’s Executive Committee approved the accreditation of a new laboratory in Mexico City for anti-doping analysis, pending provision of final documentation. The Mexican laboratory successfully completed WADA’s accreditation requirements, finalizing a process that began in late 2011. To receive accreditation from WADA, candidate laboratories must meet the highest quality standards, as […]

26.06.2013

New Threshold Level for Cannabis

At its May 11 meeting WADA’s Executive Committee decided to increase the threshold level for cannabis following consideration of the many submissions received from stakeholders during the Code review process. Accordingly, the Technical Document on Decision Limits for the Confirmatory Quantification of Threshold Substances (TD2013DL) has been revised to reflect the applicable modifications affecting compliance […]

26.06.2013

WADA to offer smartphone App for athlete “whereabouts” reporting

Mobility of new App facilitates athletes’ submission of whereabouts details and update notifications. In an ongoing effort to support athletes and doping-free sport, WADA will introduce a free whereabouts App for smartphones in the third quarter of 2013. The new App is an extension of WADA’s whereabouts module (ADAMS), and will be available to more […]

24.04.2013

WADA statement on substance AOD-9604

Following a number of inquiries regarding the substance AOD-9604 available on the Internet ‘black market’ and possibly elsewhere, WADA has issued the following statement: AOD-9604 is a substance still under pre-clinical and clinical development and has not been approved for therapeutic use by any government health authority in the world. Therefore, under the 2013 Prohibited […]

22.03.2013

WARNING: HEALTH RISK OF SUPPLEMENT

It has come to WADA’s attention that the black market substance GW501516 is being sold to and used by some athletes. The side effect of this chemical compound is so serious that WADA is taking the rare step of warning “cheats” to ensure that there is complete awareness of the possible health risks to athletes […]

23.02.2013

The spirit of sport and anti doping policy: an ideal worth fighting for

Professor MJ McNamee of Swansea University in the UK argues that the ‘spirit of sport’ is an important component of the fight against doping in sport. In conferences concerning doping and anti-doping over the last few years there has been some criticism of the notion of the ‘spirit of sport’ which – among other things […]

12.02.2013

IOC disqualifies Russian weightlifter from Athens 2004 following further analysis of stored samples

IOC disqualifies Russian weightlifter from Athens 2004 following further analysis of stored samples The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has disqualified Russian weightlifter Oleg Perepetchenov from the Athens 2004 Olympic Games after further analysis of his stored sample resulted in an adverse analytical finding. Perepetchenov finished third […]

25.01.2013

IWF Post-Olympic testing

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) following the London Olympic Games continued the extensive range of doping controls around the world in close cooperation with National Weightlifting Federations (NFs) and National Anti-Doping Agencies (NADOs). The IWF was the first to introduce the steroid profiling and the latest methods elaborated by the WADA Accredited Laboratory in Cologne […]

10.01.2013

WHEREABOUTS REMINDER Q1

Every IWF NF shall submit their national team athletes’ whereabouts through the Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) quarterly. Please make sure to submit your whereabouts on time. Countries not submitting whereabouts info on ADAMS on time will not be allowed to participate in any upcoming IWF competitions.

10.01.2013

Free Iphone App for 2013 Prohibited List

The 2013 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List) is now available as an iPhone application and can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store. The 2013 List can also be accessed using other mobile devices via a mobile site, which can be accessed here.

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