Anti-doping blog

19 October 2018

Blog: Dispelling the myths

There is a misconception that dietary supplements are safe to use.  Here are the common supplement myths and the truths that athletes need to know.

2 October 2018

Blog: 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods published

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the

28 September 2018

Athlete Advisory: Higenamine in OxyShred Pina Colada

Please note the warning on the EHPlabs’ Limited Edition OxyShred Pina Colada label about the use of this product containing Higenamine. It’s a timely reminder about the varying of a manufacturer’s ingredients from product to product, flavour to flavour.

7 September 2018

The truth about supplements

Professor Louise Burke says it’s a myth that supplements are a quick route to optimal performance.

6 September 2018

Is your supplement safe?

Some products may present a risk to not only your health, but your career and reputation.

6 September 2018

Steroids and infertility

Steroids can have a serious impact on a man’s ability to have a family and the problem is “not necessarily” confined to long-term users.

20 December 2017

Moral dilemmas in sport – What would you do?

With the summer of Cricket well underway, and the Ashes secured, ASADA has today launched a new education model, based on one simple question: “Would you walk?”

20 December 2017

Christmas and New Year shutdown

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority’s (ASADA) office will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays from Friday, 22 December until Tuesday, 2 January 2018.  

Our testing program will continue to operate during the closure. 

10 November 2017

Doping prevention: Education by athletes, for athletes

Part of being a great athlete is being able to perform your best, even under pressure. But sometimes that pressure can also make you wonder whether you need something ‘extra’ to help you perform, and ultimately lead to doping.

16 October 2017

Supplement ingredients banned

Common supplement ingredients DMBA and DMHA, which are prohibited in sport, have in effect been banned by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) due to risks to human health.

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