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WADA publishes 2012 Prohibited List

October 3, 2011 9:19 am Published by Comments Off on WADA publishes 2012 Prohibited List

Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Executive Committee on September 17, the 2012 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. Noteworthy changes to the List, which will come into force on January 1, 2012, include: Formoterol added as an exception to beta-2 agonists One of the most significant changes is the removal of formoterol from Section... Read More


Doping in Sport up by 178%

September 20, 2011 1:03 pm Published by Comments Off on Doping in Sport up by 178%

Cape Town, 20 September, 2011 – Final total doping figures for the period April 2010 – March 2011 show a shocking 178% increase in overall doping in South Africa, with anabolic steroids as the drug of choice for the year, translating into 42% of the total number of positives. This is according to the SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport’s latest... Read More


Mobile app Launches to Combat Drugs in Sport

August 30, 2011 2:03 pm Published by Comments Off on Mobile app Launches to Combat Drugs in Sport

August, 2011 – In its ongoing efforts to stamp out drugs in sport, The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport has launched a mobisite and an innovative iPhone app, giving SA’s 5,000+ professional athletes as well as doctors, access to the most updated drug information, to help ensure banned substances are not consumed by athletes. This is according to SA Institute... Read More