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22 November 2019

Education collaboration leads to better athlete outcomes

Two new online courses for athletes and support personnel will soon be available, as the result of a collaboration between the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) in Australia this week. 

18 November 2019

Rugby union player receives sanction

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of Rugby Australia’s Anti-Doping Judicial Panel to impose a four-year ban on athlete Tainui Ford for the presence of prohibited substances and their metabolites and the use of prohibited substances.           

18 November 2019

Rowing athlete receives sanction

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of Rowing Australia to impose a four-year ban on athlete Jacob Richards for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance and use of a prohibited substance.

7 November 2019

Triathlete receives sanction

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to impose a two year and nine month ban on athlete Christopher Goodrick for the possession of prohibited substances.

4 November 2019

Australian Rules footballer receives sanction

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) (Anti-Doping) Tribunal to impose a four-year ban on athlete Joshua Glenn for the Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its metabolites or markers.

31 October 2019

Motorcyclist receives sanction

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) acknowledges the decision of the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme International Disciplinary Court (the Court) to impose a two-year ban on athlete Anthony West for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance and the use of a prohibited substance. 

29 October 2019

The ‘natural’ substance banning athletes from sport

Despite being marketed as “natural”, Higenamine is one of the leading causes of positive doping tests in Australia.

14 October 2019

2020 Prohibited List released

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the

9 October 2019

BLOG: ASADA joins international pilot program

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has joined an international pilot program to explore an alternative sample collection method – dried blood spot (DBS) collection.

14 August 2019

BLOG: Take supplements "at your own risk"

ASADA’s long standing advice is that no supplement is safe to use and athletes should not risk their careers by taking a supplement.

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