South African Olympic swimmer’s medical information hacked

The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport notes with dismay the release of various international athletes’ confidential medical information by the cyber hackers Fancy Bears.  This past weekend the hacker group released medical information hacked from the Anti-Doping Administration Management System (ADAMS) of South African Olympic swimmer, Cameron van der Burgh. The releases centre on…

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SA lab cleared to test blood doping samples

The University of Free State’s Bloemfontein doping control laboratory has been cleared to start testing blood samples again – a move warmly welcomed by the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS). The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has informed the laboratory that it is now authorised to conduct doping control analyses of blood samples. “This…

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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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