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06.07.2012

IWF Pre-Olympic testing

By July 6, the IWF has carried out 1114 doping tests concentrating on the 84 countries qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games. 596 In-Competition (IC) and 536 Out-Of-Competition (OOC) controls were effectuated in the past six months. All Continental Qualification Events were tested with a minimum control of 30% of the competing athletes. The […]

22.06.2012

Fischer: Athletes must support Code Review Process

Sportsmen and women around the world should use their expertise and experience to help strengthen the World Anti-Doping Code, said WADA Athlete Committee member Dr. Sara Fischer. The Code is currently undergoing a two-year review that will culminate in a new version being approved at the World Conference on Doping in Sport in November 2013. […]

15.06.2012

WADA launches new Digital Library

WADA has launched a new Digital Library designed to make WADA’s education and information tools more accessible to its stakeholders. The Library will assist stakeholders in developing their education programs by pin-pointing tools available for the target groups they wish to reach. Results of a survey of 597 WADA stakeholders in January 2011 revealed that […]

13.06.2012

CAS decision confirmed IWF’s sanction on Dutch weightlifter

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on the 25th May 2012 that: The Appeal filed by Ms. Mita Overvliet on 23 December 2011 against the decision dated 2 December 2011 rendered by the IWF Doping Hearing Panel is dismissed. The decision rendered by the IWF Doping Hearing Panel on 2 December 2011 is confirmed. […]

12.06.2012

26-Year-Old Bulgarian Man Dies from Anabolic Steroids

A 26-year-old Bulgarian man has passed away in Bulgaria’s Varna as a result of the continuous intake of anabolic steroids. The young man died just hours after he was admitted to the Toxicology Clinic at the hospital of the Bulgarian Navy in the Black Sea city of Varna. He was diagnosed with steroid intoxication, and […]

12.06.2012

Is pain medication in sport a form of legal doping?

The deputy director of the World Anti Doping Laboratory in Cologne Dr Hans Geyer says that painkillers fulfil all the requirements of a doping substance. Dr Hans Geyer has been evaluating doping control forms and urine samples for a decade looking for evidence of pain medication. He found that athletes in many fields are taking […]

04.06.2012

World Anti Doping Agency to add ‘Olympic ban’ to code

By David Bond BBC sports editor The World Anti Doping Agency has revised its code to include an “Olympic ban” for serious drugs offenders. The British Olympic Association (BOA) recently lost a legal battle to keep its lifetime ban for drugs cheats. But Wada’s revised draft of the code means athletes guilty of serious doping […]

31.05.2012
04.05.2012

Anti-Doping Information (1st May 2012)

With the closeness of the London 2012 Olympic Games we wish to update you on the results of the Anti-Doping controls carried out in January-April 2012. All NFs shall promptly be aware of any potential changes in the Qualification points. African Championships – Continental Olympic Qualification Event: 1 positive case European Championships – Continental Olympic […]

27.04.2012

WARNING – METHYLHEXANEAMINE

Methylhexaneamine is classed as an S6. Stimulant on the Prohibited List.

Any product that contains any of the following ingredients on the label will be reported as an Adverse Analytical Finding for Methylhexaneamine:

Geranuim -oil, -extract, -flower, -stems, -leaves, Methylhexaneamine; Methylhexanamine; DMAA (dimethylamylamine); Geranamine; Forthane; Forthan; Floradrene; 2-hexanamine, 4-methyl-; 2-hexanamine, 4-methyl- (9CI); 4-methyl-2-hexanamine; 1,3-dimethylamylamine; 4-Methylhexan-2-amine; 1,3-dimethylpentylamine; 2-amino-4-methylhexane; Pentylamine, 1, 3-dimethyl-.

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23.04.2012
23.04.2012

Minimising The Risk of Taking Contaminated Supplements

Many athletes have blamed ‘supplement contamination’ for testing positive over recent years. With an abundance of products now available, it is becoming increasingly difficult to ensure that each and every one is free from banned substances. We recently received an email from Informed Sport asking us to publish an article on the subject to help […]

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