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29 August 2012

Blog: ASADA 2012 stakeholder research results released

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.

21 August 2012

Blog: Vale Dr Brian Sando OAM

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.

17 August 2012

Blog: Assisting athletes managing diabetes and the anti-doping testing process

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.

3 August 2012

Blog: Australian Crime Commission reports on performance enhancing drugs

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.

27 July 2012

Blog: Keeping the London 2012 Olympic Games clean using the latest technology

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:

25 July 2012

Blog: Athletes’ samples can be tested for up to eight years after collection

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.

17 July 2012

Blog: Five Olympic rings – five things for athletes to remember

The London 2012 Olympic Games is almost here. For athletes fortunate enough to have the honour of representing Australia, this is no doubt the most exciting event they’ll ever compete at.

13 July 2012

Blog: Minister for Sport launches Athlete Biological Passport

The Minister for Sport, Senator Kate Lundy has officially launched ASADA’s Athlete Biological Passport.

28 June 2012

Blog: ASADA introduces an Athlete Biological Passport for Australian athletes

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is introducing an Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) into Australian sport from 1 July 2012.

27 June 2012

Blog: A sneak peek behind the scenes at ASADA

In the lead up to the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, Channel Seven News has taken a look at what goes on in the world of anti-doping. Read the transcript below.

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