Current News

The most recent media statements, Ministerial media statements and blogs.

28 January 2016

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the NRL Anti-Doping Tribunal to impose a two year and nine month ban on player, Martin Kennedy.  Mr Kennedy’s

13 January 2016
The following is a transcript of the press conference given by ASADA CEO Ben McDevitt on the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision regarding the 34 current and former Essendon play
12 January 2016

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to impose two year bans on 34 current and former Essendon Football Cl

16 December 2015

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority’s (ASADA) office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year holidays (closed from Friday, 25 December and will re-open on Monday, 4 January 2016).

29 November 2015

Recent reports by ABC journalist Tracey Holmes inaccurately state that the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is acting beyond its legislative powers.

10 November 2015

Acting CEO of ASADA, Trevor Burgess, has welcomed the findings of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission released today.

7 November 2015

In the past month, six Australian Football League (AFL) clubs have been fined for failing to provide up-to-date whereabouts of their players for the purpose of anti-doping tests.

4 November 2015

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the Australian Football League (AFL) to impose two-year bans on players, Lachlan Keeffe and Josh Thomas for th

28 October 2015

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today welcomed the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to impose a two-year sporting ban on Olympic gold medallist, Tate Smith f

14 October 2015

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today welcomed the decision of the National Rugby League (NRL) to impose a four-year sporting ban on player, Sandor Earl for t

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