AN EXPLANATION OF HOW THE WORLD ANTI-DOPING AGENCY DECIDES WHICH SUBSTANCES ARE INCLUDED ON THE PROHIBITED LIST

Most sports fans are now relatively familiar with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the WADA Code (“the Code”), with varying degrees of knowledge. Those who are involved in competitive sport, particularly athletes and coaches, will also be familiar with the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods,1 known as the Prohibited List (“the List”). The List…

Rall joins SAIDS for an Endurance Adventure

Cancer survivor takes on year-long endurance adventure Chantel Rall is not one to back off from a challenge. The cancer survivor and sports blogger has completed some of the country’s top endurance events since being diagnosed three years ago.    Now she is in the midst of a massive year-long challenge that will culminate in taking on the world’s foremost mountain bike stage race,…

114 Athlete Support Personnel have ‘disqualifying status’ under new ‘Prohibited Association’ rule

Montreal, September 2015 – As part of its role in providing guidance to anti-doping organisations, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today published a global list of Athlete Support Personnel who are currently suspended from working with Athletes or other Persons under the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code’s new, ‘Prohibited Association’ (Article 2.10) rule. The Prohibited Association…