Noeleen and Natalie Takes to the Road for I Play Fair

Noeleen and Natalie Take to the Road for I Play Fair Johannesburg, 2nd March, 2013 – 3Talk show host, Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu and swimming legend Natalie du Toit took to the road today on a cycling training ride in preparation for the 2013 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour taking place on Sunday, 10 March 2013.…

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SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport positioning on Oscar Pistorius case

SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport positioning on Oscar Pistorius case: SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport will not issue a comment pertaining to the Oscar Pistorius case.  The case is in the criminal prosecutions domain and any information is mere speculation.  We will co-operate with anything requested by the law enforcement, prosecution or defense authorities if…

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Doping Doesn’t Pay

The Armstrong case result should serve as a warning to all athletes that doping doesn’t pay. This is the message from SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport Chairman, Dr. Shuaib Manjra, who says that it is heartening that after significant prevarication from the International Cycling Federation (UCI) they unequivocally accepted US Anti-Doping Agency’s (USADA) report yesterday,…

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SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport’s view on Armstrong

The name Armstrong dominated the past weeks headlines. Neil remained a public hero until his end. Lance’s drug infested career came home to roost. However the level of public support demonstrated for Lance Armstrong, as evidenced in website comments and polls, has been surprising. That such support seeks to discount the compelling doping allegations against…

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SAIDS is playing it’s part

South Africa is a leading nation in the fight against doping, according to David Howman, the director general of the World Anti-doping Agency. Hayman was speaking on Saturday at a Wits seminar on sports law and anti-doping in Johannesburg. “South Africa is probably one of the most committed countries to this movement and Saids (the…

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A new version World Anti-Doping Code will come into effect in 2013.

A new version World Anti-Doping Code will come into effect in 2013. South Africa will be hosting the WADA conference on adopting the changes to the Code in November 2013. In the lead up to this conference, all national anti-doping agencies together with their respective national sports federations and sports governing bodies have the opportunity…

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