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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.

28.09.2012

WADA enhances ADAMS with version 3.2

WADA has released version 3.2 of the Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) designed to enhance the efficiency of Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) programs and to strengthen overall data privacy. ADAMS 3.2, which serves as a clearinghouse for anti-doping data, became operational on September 17, 2012 and is currently available in 13 languages. “WADA is […]

27.09.2012

The WADA 2013 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available

Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee on September 10, the 2013 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. Noteworthy changes to the List, which will come into force on January 1, 2013, include: Rewording of section on Prohibited Methods In order to make Section M1 more encompassing to include […]

12.09.2012
11.07.2012

WADA President issues pre-Olympic warning to doping athletes

Montreal, July 10, 2012 – World Anti-Doping President John Fahey has called on athletes who are doping to withdraw from their national teams and stay away from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. With less than three weeks to the opening ceremony of London 2012, Mr. Fahey has taken the opportunity to highlight the […]

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 […]

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