The World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA) has revealed that during 2014 the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) took 1 854 doping control samples from athletes. That means an average of five tests were done every day during the year. A total of 55 of the doping control samples gave rise to adverse analytical findings (AAFs or positive tests), according... Read More
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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 Games15/07/2016
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
2014 Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report
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
Our Education Outreach team visited our senior & junior Baseball Interprovincial teams at VOB Baseball & Softball Club in Chucker Road, Cape Town earlier this month.