RODCHENKOV ANTI-DOPING ACT HAS BEEN SIGNED

RODCHENKOV ANTI-DOPING ACT SIGNED INTO LAW BY US PRESIDENT The Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act, which gives United States officials the power to prosecute individuals for doping schemes at international sports competitions involving American athletes, has been signed into law. Passed by the US Senate last month, President Donald Trump has on December 4th, 2020 signed the…

WADA HAS PUBLISHED NEW LIST OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS FOR 2021

WADA LIST OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS 2021 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods 2021 (hereinafter referred to as “the List”); together with a summary of substantive changes and explanations for 2021. The List shall come into effect on 1 January 2021. Illustration:SAA   The List, which…

NEW LIST OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS FOR 2021

WADA PUBLISHES 2021 PROHIBITED LIST Agency calls on athletes and all stakeholders to note List modifications concerning substances and methods The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2021 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the 2021 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2021 Monitoring Program. The 2021 List, which has been redesigned in order…

MOVEMENT NONSTOP CLEAN – NONSTOP SPORTSMANSHIP

NONSTOP CLEAN – NONSTOP SPORTSMANSHIP SUPPORT FOR FAIR & DOPING-FREE SPORTS       Movement in cooperation with: be part of the #nonstopclean movement and show your support for fair & doping-free sports     Submit your video now!   #NONSTOPCLEAN NON-STOP SPORTSMANSHIP   True sportsmanship can only be achieved if the fairness of a competition is…

LETTERS TO THE PROVINCE: RODCHENKOV ACT WILL ADVANCE THE GLOBAL ANTI-DOPING MOVEMENT

A FORMER U.S. OLYMPIAN REJECTS DICK POUND’S ARGUMENT THAT AN AMERICAN ANTI-DOPING ACT IS A THREAT TO THE WORLD ANTI-DOPING AGENCY’S EFFORTS.   Grigory Rodchenkov, left, with Bryan Fogel in “Icarus.” Rodchenkov’s doping revelations led to Russia being banned from the 2018 Games and a Russian campaign to discredit him (or worse). Photo: Netflix /…

INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE PUBLISHED NEW GUIDELINES FOR ANTI-DOPING TESTING

COVID-19: IPC ISSUE NEW GUIDELINES FOR ANTI-DOPING TESTING New measures are in place to further protect the health of athletes as well as the Sample Collection Personnel Illustration: ⒸIPC   In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has adjusted its anti-doping testing program to ensure it is in line with the…

WADA lab SMRTL to perform COVID-19 testing for combat sporting events

THE WADA LAB HAS BEEN CERTIFIED TO PERFORM CORONAVIRUS TESTING   Photo by Johanes Christo/NurPhoto via Getty Images   Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory (SMRTL), a WADA certified lab in Salt Lake City, has just announced that they have been certified to perform coronavirus testing, which is obviously expected to be a big part…