While changes to the 2013 Prohibited list are relatively minor it is still important for you to familiarise yourself with the changes as they may directly impact the sport you compete in, or a medical treatment you are planning to undergo.
It’s time for Registered Testing Pool (RTP) athletes to let ASADA know where they are going to be over the next three months (January to March 2013).
Australia has not been immune to the fallout from the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s investigation into the U.S. Postal Service Pro Cycling Team. Since the release of the report in October two prominent Australian cycling figures have admitted to doping during their sporting career.
Our 2011–12 ASADA Annual Report is now available online. This report comprehensively outlines key accomplishments in our sixth full year of operation, including these highlights:
The United States Anti-Doping Authority (USADA) has sent the Reasoned Decision and supporting information in the Lance Armstrong case to the International Cycling Union, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and the World Triathlon Corporation.
Media reports in today’s Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald have incorrectly reported that the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) ‘approves’ the method referred to as Orthokine therapy.
Today’s athlete has many competing priorities: sport, family, work, social commitments, school, university, bills, health, diet and training to name a few. But what priority do athletes, who compete in a sport with an anti-doping policy, place upon educating themselves on their anti-doping rights and responsibilities?
ASADA has released more detailed results of its independent 2012 stakeholder research, focussing on education.
Thank you to all the athletes, national sporting organisations, peak bodies and support personnel who provided feedback to us through our recent stakeholder research survey.
ASADA pays tribute to the late Dr Brian Sando OAM, who lost his fight with pancreatic cancer at the beginning of August. Brian was 76.