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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 […]

20.04.2012

IOC Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the London 2012 Olympic Games

During the Period of the London Olympic Games, all Doping Controls initiated by the IOC shall include testing for all Prohibited Substances and all Prohibited Methods referred to in the Prohibited List. The Period of the London Olympic Games is defined as “the period commencing on the date of the opening of the Olympic village […]

16.04.2012

Bodybuilding.com CEO admits selling steroids

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The founder of an online fitness and bodybuilding company in Idaho pleaded guilty to illegally selling misbranded dietary supplements that contained steroids, according to federal prosecutors. The plea agreement says that while DeLuca was CEO between 2007 and 2009, the Meridian company sold five products as dietary supplements that the Food […]

13.04.2012

WORLDVIEW: Rotten standards for young kids By Richard Pound

As the 2012 Summer Games in London approach, the fight against doping continues. Despite notable progress in testing and enforcement, we’re still a great distance from the eradication of steroid use in sports. In order to close the gap between the testers and the dopers, the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) needs the help of both government […]

03.04.2012

Comments from fellow IFs on the Anti-Doping fight in sports

Hansjorg Wirz, European Athletics President: “It’s about quantity and quality of controls” “The battle is demanding but European Athletics will continue to be a relentless and leading organisation in this battle to secure fairness in sport. We are 100 percent behind the IAAF, the world governing body for athletics, the International Olympic Committee and WADA […]

26.03.2012

ADAMS: Portuguese recognized by the World Anti-doping Agency

Portuguese was recognized as an official language on the ADAMS system run by the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA). Portuguese and Mandarin were approved as official ADAMS system languages at a meeting of the World Anti-doping Agency in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday. The Anti-Doping Administration & Management System (ADAMS) is a Web-based database management system that […]

26.03.2012

Anti-Doping Chief Calls for More Blood Testing to Catch ‘Cheats’

Athletes using performance- enhancing drugs such as human growth hormone are “getting away with it” because not enough blood testing is being done, the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency said. In 2010, WADA accredited laboratories analyzed 258,267 samples taken from in- and out-of-competition testing worldwide. Out of that amount, “effectively only 5,000” were blood […]

19.03.2012

Canadian police charge man with trafficking steroids

GUELPH — An online advertisement offering steroids for sale has led to a Cambridge man facing charges. Earlier this month, Guelph Police became aware of a Kijiji advertisement offering steroids for sale. Police arranged to meet with a man in connection with the advertisement in the parking lot of a Guelph gym. The man was […]

17.03.2012

REMINDER ADAMS Q2

Deadline for uploading the whereabouts information in ADAMS for Quarter2 (Q2) is approaching. By the 1st of April 2012 all Q2 whereabouts submissions shall be ready otherwise Article 7.5 of the IWF Anti-Doping Policy shall apply. To avoid any risk with regard to the participation of the athletes at the upcoming Continental Qualification Championships your […]

09.03.2012

WADA CoachTrue Anti-Doping education program

CoachTrue is a computer-based, anti-doping learning tool aimed at sports coaches of elite and recreational athletes worldwide, and WADA has closely monitored its uptake since it was first introduced two years ago. WADA’s Education Department has contacted all stakeholders and provided feedback on the continuing success of its award-winning electronic CoachTrue program. National Anti-Doping Organizations, […]

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