SAIDS takes doping control samples at Comrades

A TOTAL of 21 runners were tested at the 2016 Comrades Marathon, according to the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS). The doping control samples are being tested and results will be released “as soon as possible”. SAIDS officials were on hand to test competitors when the famous annual race between Pietermaritzburg and Durban…

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2016 Schools Sport Summit

2016 SCHOOLS SPORT SUMMIT 21 – 22 July 2016 Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Cape Town Registration now open!  How do we create the ideal environment to enhance school sport? How do we identify and develop talent in this environment? Is there scientific data to help inform practitioners on the way forward? What role…

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Statement on the Lab suspension

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…

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Top SA mountain biker guilty of second doping offense

Professional South African mountain biker Rourke Croeser has been banned from taking part in sports events for an effective four years after two doping violations. The South African Institute for Drug Free Sport (SAIDS) this week handed down a written decision in which it sanctioned him to a four-year ban for each of the anti-doping…

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