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Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) Partners with 15 National Anti-Doping Organizations on Collaborative Testing Initiative Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

July 15, 2016 8:34 am Published by Comments Off on Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) Partners with 15 National Anti-Doping Organizations on Collaborative Testing Initiative Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

July 15, 2016 –  The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS), The Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), and 14 other leading National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs), today announced the continued success of a global collaborative testing initiative in preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The participating organisations worked together to develop a comprehensive, fair, and strategic testing distribution plan... Read More


SAIDS takes doping control samples at Comrades

June 7, 2016 12:56 pm Published by Comments Off on SAIDS takes doping control samples at Comrades

A TOTAL of 21 runners were tested at the 2016 Comrades Marathon, according to the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS). The doping control samples are being tested and results will be released “as soon as possible”. SAIDS officials were on hand to test competitors when the famous annual race between Pietermaritzburg and Durban took place on Sunday (May... Read More


Statement on the Lab suspension

May 4, 2016 1:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Statement on the Lab suspension

From SASCOC SASCOC, having received notification from WADA relating to the temporary closure of the Bloemfontein Laboratory, is confident that the testing procedure as carried out by SAIDS will not be compromised or prejudiced in any way. SASCOC is confident that the “normal procedure” currently adopted by SAIDS in having all doping control samples analysed through the WADA accredited laboratory... Read More


Education Outreach at VOB Baseball & Softball Club

March 31, 2016 11:00 am Published by Comments Off on Education Outreach at VOB Baseball & Softball Club

Our Education Outreach team visited our senior & junior Baseball Interprovincial teams at VOB Baseball & Softball Club in Chucker Road, Cape Town earlier this month.