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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 …

3 October 2015

Blog: Prescription medication use in sport

There have been several media stories recently about the misuse of prescription medication by athletes. The warnings, which are well known, must finally be heard. 

1 October 2015

Blog: 2016 Prohibited List released

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. 

22 September 2015

WADA Talks — David Howman

WADA has launched the latest instalment of its WADA Talks video interview series wit

18 September 2015

Blog: Media correction – supplement product Spark is not ASADA approved

The Herald Sun story published on 18 September 2015 headed, ‘North’s Spark is legal’ gives the wrong impression that the supplement product has ASADA’s approval.

11 September 2015

Blog: Award winning online education

When Australian athletes next head online to complete their anti-doping education they will have access to one of the best eLearning courses available in the country ... maybe the world.

14 August 2015

Blog: WADA Talks - Francis Dodoo

Ahead of the eleventh All Africa Games in the Republic of Congo, WADA caught up with former Ghanaian long jump/triple jump specialist and WADA Athlete Committee member, Francis Dodoo to discover his views on clean sport.
12 August 2015

What is the current status of Actovegin?

Following several media reports regarding the substance Actovegin, there has been a high level of interest on what the status of Actovegin is in sport.

30 July 2015

What happens once an athlete is issued an infraction notice?

On 29 July 2015, the Australia Football League confirmed it had issued infraction notices to Lachlan Keefe and Josh Thomas of the Collingwood Football Club.

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