Last night a story aired on ABC TV news in Perth about supplements. While the story raised the important issue of supplement use in sports, it would have left some viewers with a false impression of the work ASADA does in this area.
ASADA CEO Ben McDevitt recently went to the first meeting of the National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO) Ad Hoc Working Group hosted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Canada.
The international policing organisation INTERPOL has issued a global alert, or Orange Notice, about 2,4-dinitrophenal (DNP) after a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratory received a sample of the drug following a seizure in Australia..
Contributions from the sporting community have helped the development of the new ASADA website.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has introduced a new online anti-doping course for the Australian sporting community.
While some decisions are straight forward, others might not be quite so clear or easy. Would you report your own teammate if you knew they were doping? Would you take a drug that was permitted in sport now but banned in a months’ time? If the umpire missed a call you know they should have made, would you own up? The decisions we make are often based on our own values, principles and morals.
This is the last in a series of blogs we are publishing to help explain the main changes to the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) that comes into force on 1 January 2015.
This is the second in a series of blogs we are publishing to help explain the main changes to the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) that comes into force on 1 January 2015.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority’s (ASADA) office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Over the next week we will be publishing a series of blogs about key changes to the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code). These changes come into force on 1 January and will directly affect athletes and support people.