Anti-doping blog

28 October 2016

Blog: Students explore integrity in sport

Sport has many health and lifestyle benefits for young people. It teaches children social skills, as well as the values of honesty, teamwork, fair play, respect for themselves and others, and adherence to rules.

4 October 2016

Blog: 2017 Prohibited List Released

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2017 Prohibited List (the Prohibited List), which will come into effect on 1 January 2017.

30 June 2016

Blog: 1 in 5 supplements tainted with banned substances

Athletes can spend their entire lives working towards a career goal – whether it is the Olympics, a National Championship or a Grand Final.

15 June 2016

Blog: Aiming for Rio

The life of an athlete is not an easy one, especially if your aim is to represent your country at the Olympics.

6 June 2016

Blog: Doping in sport – Breaking the veil of secrecy

Doping programs succeed through secrecy. Breaking the veil of secrecy requires a special person with courage and conviction.

26 April 2016

Blog: Global DRO - Australia’s new online medications search tool for sports

Searching for a medication or substance through the ASADA website has changed … for the better.

12 April 2016

Athlete Advisory: IV infusions and injections

Receiving intravenous (IV) infusions and injections outside of clinical settings is risky with possible consequences to your health and sporting career.

13 January 2016

Press conference ASADA CEO on CAS decision on Essendon players

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 players. The press conference took place at 1:30 PM on Tuesday 12 January 2016.
16 December 2015

Christmas and New Year shutdown

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).  

Our testing programme will continue to operate during the closure. 

7 November 2015

BLOG: AFL Whereabouts fines

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. Here are some facts about AFL whereabouts to clear up any misconceptions following the reporting of these fines …


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