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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.

1 August 2019

ASADA education an innovation award winner

ASADA’s position as a leader in the development and use of new technologies in anti-doping education has been further strengthened by winning the Citizen-Centred Innovation Award at last night’s 2019 Public Sector Innovation Awards.

24 July 2019

Introducing On Side, ASADA's new podcast

Welcome to On Side, the official podcast of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).

22 July 2019

Blog: ASADA sets global benchmarks

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) continues to set global benchmarks for National Anti-Doping Organisations in our region.

15 July 2019

BLOG: Education focus to protect athletes, sport

Education is the key to protecting the health of all athletes and maintaining the integrity of Australian sport.

5 July 2019

BLOG: Thanks to teachers, ASADA’s education doesn’t stop on the field

Anti-doping education might seem like something that only matters to those elite athletes competing on the world stage and being tested.

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