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South African judoka Daniel le Grange has been suspended for two years for a doping violation. Le Grange, who represented South Africa at the  2014 Commonwealth Games, was found to have traces of the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide in a urine sample.  Diuretics are prohibited because they have been used by athletes to gain an unfair advantage, especially in sports with weight... Read More

The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is one of the world’s foremost road running events and “elite competitors and potential podium finishers can therefore expect that drug testing will occur at the event,” warns Khalid Galant, chief executive officer of the South African Institute for Drug Free Sport (SAIDS).   Galant will be more than an interested spectator at the... Read More

Chantel Rall

A truly inspiring story of overcoming adversity and in her case, Cancer. A woman that is testament to reaching her milestones with serious dedication and hard work underpinned by playing fair. We’d like to congratulate Chantel Rall for completing her 2nd IRONMAN, she has beaten her time by an hour and half. Well done to all those that competed and... Read More

The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) is hosting their ‘All Your Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) Questions Answered’ Seminar on the 30th March at the Moses Mahbida Stadium in Durban, the 31st March at the Wanderers Cricket Ground in Johannesburg and the 20th April at the ETA College in Rondebosch, Cape Town. “A Therapeutic Use Exemption refers to a process... Read More

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On Sunday the I Play Fair Team participated in the Cape Town Cycle Tour, the world’s largest individually times cycle race. The South African Rugby Legends Association cycled as part of the I Play Fair Team to once again bring awareness to anti-doping in all forms of sport, from top level all the way down to grassroots level. Springbok Rugby Legends... Read More