The United States Anti-Doping Authority (USADA) has sent the Reasoned Decision and supporting information in the Lance Armstrong case to the International Cycling Union, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and the World Triathlon Corporation.
Media reports in today’s Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald have incorrectly reported that the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) ‘approves’ the method referred to as Orthokine therapy.
Today’s athlete has many competing priorities: sport, family, work, social commitments, school, university, bills, health, diet and training to name a few. But what priority do athletes, who compete in a sport with an anti-doping policy, place upon educating themselves on their anti-doping rights and responsibilities?
ASADA has released more detailed results of its independent 2012 stakeholder research, focussing on education.
Thank you to all the athletes, national sporting organisations, peak bodies and support personnel who provided feedback to us through our recent stakeholder research survey.
ASADA pays tribute to the late Dr Brian Sando OAM, who lost his fight with pancreatic cancer at the beginning of August. Brian was 76.
To further educate athletes who are insulin-dependent diabetics, as well as take a look at the possible detrimental health effects of doping with insulin, ASADA has put together some interesting facts.
ASADA invited the Australian Crime Commission to write a blog article reporting on their recently released Illicit Drug Data Report 2010-11. This report recorded the highest number of performance and image enhancing drugs detected at the Australian border, in a decade.
On the eve of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Minister for Sport Senator Kate Lundy and ASADA’s CEO Aurora Andruska have been featured in an anti-doping story by Channel Seven’s Today Tonight. Watch the video here. or read full transcript below:
With the London Olympics starting this week, it is timely to remind athletes that ASADA keeps samples collected for testing for up to eight years. This allows us to take full advantage of future scientific methods to detect doping that may not be evident with today’s technology.