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.
In 2015 the anti-doping policies of Australian sports will change to reflect the adoption of the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).
ASADA cautions all Australian athletes subject to in-competition testing to be aware of the synthetic compound called 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (or DMBA), often listed on supplement labels as AMP Citrate.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2015 Prohibited List (the List), which will come into effect on 1 January 2015.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is advising all Australian athletes subject to in-competition doping control to be cautious of the supplements DS Craze, Mesomorph 2.0 and Viking Before Battle.
WADA has confirmed Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) activators Xenon and Argon will be added to the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods.