NEW SETTING OF THE ENDOCRINE MODULE OF THE ATHLETE’S BIOLOGICAL PASSPORT

WADA APPRECIATES THE INITIATIVE OF THE INTERNATIONAL TESTING AGENCY IN SETTING UP THE ENDOCRINE MODULE   The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published progress in collaboration with the International Testing Agency (ITA) regarding the effective use of the Endocrine Module of the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP).   Illustration: WADA   In July 2023, WADA published…

THE 2024 LIST OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES, PROHIBITED METHODS AND MONITORING PROGRAM 

THE 2024 LIST OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published The 2024 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List) Illustration: SAA and   The 2024 Monitoring Program   Illustration: SAA Come into force on 1 January 2024.   The List is one of the eight International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code). It designates…

CZECH ANTIDOPING IS CHANGING VISUAL IDENTITY

CZECH ANTIDOPING IS CHANGING VISUAL IDENTITY WITH A NEW LOGO BUT THE PROGRAM REMAINS   The Anti-Doping Committee of the Czech Republic is the highest authority and an exclusive professional workplace with nationwide scope ensuring the anti-doping program of the Czech Republic. This professional guarantor for anti-doping issues was established in 1999 as a state…

THE WORLD ANTI-DOPING AGENCY PUBLISHED THE PROHIBITED LIST 2023

THE 2023 LIST OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published The 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List) h   Illustration: SAA and   The 2023 Monitoring Program Illustration: SAA Come into force on 1 January 2023.   The List is one of the eight International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code)….

GLOBAL BODIES WADA AND AIU TO DECIDE ON FATE OF KENYA ATHLETICS

WORLD ANTI-DOPING AGENCY AND ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT TO DECIDE FATE OF KENYA ATHLETICS   Kenya is on the verge of being banned from international athletics competitions due to increasing cases of doping among its athletes. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) will meet in Monaco on November 25, 2022 to…

AMENDMENT OF THE ACT ON NARCOTICS, PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES AND PREPARATIONS

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE SR APPROVED AMENDMENTS TO THE ACT ON NARCOTICS, PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES AND PREPARATIONS   Photo: NR SR     On November 8, 2022, the National Council of the Slovak Republic approved the Government’s draft law amending Act No. 139/1998 Coll. on narcotic substances, psychotropic substances and preparations as amended (hereinafter referred…

ANTI-DOPING RESEARCH AND GENDER DIFFERENCES

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ANTI-DOPING RESEARCH GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ANTI-DOPING RESEARCH  Gender equality in science has attracted increasing attention in the last century. There is considerable evidence in the scientific literature that the academic productivity of male researchers is higher than that of females in general in terms of the number of publications and authors, citations,…

EUROPEAN WEB SURVEY ON DRUGS: RESULTS 2021

LATEST EUROPEAN WEB SURVEY ON DRUGS FINDS CANNABIS AND ECSTASY USE MOST IMPACTED BY COVID-19    (NEWS RELEASE NO 1/2022) New survey results released today by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) reveal that cannabis and ecstasy use are the drug-consumption patterns most impacted by COVID-19 restrictions (1). The European Web Survey on Drugs found that, while herbal cannabis use…