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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.

13 June 2012

Blog: Helping athletes in times of need

Athletes give their blood, sweat and tears in training and competition, pushing their bodies to the edge; constantly striving to achieve the very best they can in their chosen sport. Given their level of dedication, ASADA recognises that athletes facing a doping violation can find it difficult dealing with emotions such as devastation, hopelessness and anger. Extra support is critical during these stressful times and having someone to turn to outside of their immediate support group is often invaluable in maintaining mental health.

6 June 2012

Blog: Healthy kidneys promote the very best performance

Your kidneys play a vital role in maintaining your overall health, specifically they help regulate blood pressure and remove waste from the body. If you are an athlete you need to be in peak condition during training and competition, and it is important to understand performance-enhancing drugs can compromise your health over the long term.

25 May 2012

Blog: Raising awareness of the battle against cancer

On 31 May ASADA will host our own Biggest Morning Tea to help the Cancer Council’s efforts to raise funds for cancer research. Staff have volunteered to bring sweet and savoury treats to share around the office. Everyone working in ASADA’s Canberra headquarters will gather for morning tea and give generously to assist the very valuable work of the Cancer Council, which includes cancer-prevention programs.

27 April 2012

Blog: Education partnerships for the sporting community

Did you know that ASADA can partner with your organisation to develop a bespoke anti-doping education program?

23 April 2012

Blog: ASADA’s CEO in The Age

ASADA’s CEO, Aurora Andruska, was profiled this weekend in The Age:

13 March 2012

Blog: A lack of anti-doping education is not an excuse!

Athletes or support personnel claiming a lack of education as an excuse for breaching their sport’s anti-doping policy are doing themselves a disservice.

1 March 2012

Important information about contaminated meat

Australian athletes competing or training in China, Mexico, and countries in the European Union (EU) should be aware of important information released by international anti-doping organisations regarding clenbuterol.

23 February 2012

Blog: Check your substances… in the right place

Drugs, medications and substances listed on the ASADA website are only brand-name products sold in Australia.

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