The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport has imposed a four-month ban from all sport on the Rowing South Africa (RSA) athlete, Daniel Watkins, following an anti-doping rule violation. Mr. Watkins tested positive for the presence of Cannabinoids/Carboxy-THC. His period of ineligibility began on 6th June 2018 (the date his provisional suspension was imposed) and will…Details
The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) has imposed a two-year ban from all sport on the South African Natural Bodybuilding Association (SANBA) athlete, Onke Mangxola, following an anti-doping rule violation. Mr. Mangxola tested positive for Furosemide. His period of ineligibility began on 30 September 2017 (the date his provisional suspension was imposed) and will…Details
Proposals can be submitted from universities, colleges, small businesses, for-profit and non-profit organizations. The proposal should be submitted via WADA’s Grants platform, no later than 16 July 2018 (23:59 GMT). ‘Increasing and enhancing research-led anti-doping education’ is one of WADA’s strategic priorities. Accordingly, WADA’s Education Committee is tasked with identifying relevant areas of social science…Details
The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) has imposed a two-year ban from all sport on the South African Natural Bodybuilding Association (SANBA) athlete, Dandtrich Julies, following an anti-doping rule violation. Mr. Julies tested positive for Carboxy THC as well as Hydrochlorothiazide. His period of ineligibility began on 15 November 2017, the date his provisional…Details
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 Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Doping Control Laboratory in Doha, Qatar, which has been doing doping control analyses for South Africa. The suspension by WADA will last a minimum of four months during which the laboratory will be required to “address all non-conformities identified by the Laboratory Expert Group…Details
Doping’s insidious grip on sport is normally associated with just a few sport codes. But the current World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA) annual report reveals that there have been Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) in sports as diverse as figure skating, billiards, petanque (a variety of boule, which itself is a variety of bowls), bowls itself, lifesaving,…Details