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