The SAIDS head-office will be closed from 18 Dec 2017 and opening on 8 Jan 2018. Note that our Doping Control (testing) team will remain operational during this period.
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With SAIDS being part of The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (iNADO) SAIDS Board member, Judge Mpati and our CEO, Khalid Galant, were part of the WADA meeting on Governance, yesterday in Switzerland.
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
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