Media statements

19 January 2018

NADO Leaders Request Clear Criteria and a Transparent Process for Selection of Olympic Athletes from Russia

Leaders from 19 National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) came together for a fifth special summit, this time in Bonn, to discuss the urgent questions that are still unanswered in the lead up to the Olympic Winter Games.

20 December 2017

Moral dilemmas in sport – What would you do?

With the summer of Cricket well underway, and the Ashes secured, ASADA has today launched a new education model, based on one simple question: “Would you walk?”

6 December 2017

ASADA response to IOC decision

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority applauds the decision by the International Olympic Committee to ban Russia from the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games. 

14 November 2017

Powerful partnership to tackle improper PED prescriptions

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) designed to enhance cooperation in investigative activities.

10 November 2017

Media statement: Anti-doping education by athletes, for athletes

ASADA has today released a series of anti-doping videos designed to help athletes cope with the pressures of life in sport and prevent doping.

The videos were developed by athletes, for athletes, and acknowledge the range of triggers which can lead to doping.

9 November 2017

ASADA issues peptide warning

In the wake of a recent article which advertised peptides as ‘the legal performance enhancer even doctors are using’, ASADA has today issued a stark warning on the safety of peptides and other substances not approved for human use, which are also banned in sport.

7 November 2017

Media Statement: Two Australians added to Prohibited Association List

In a bid to protect athletes from dangerous substances, two Australians have been added to the global list of support personnel banned from interacting with athletes and sports.

27 October 2017

CEO Opening Statement to the Senate Estimates Committee

The statement below was submitted by the CEO of ASADA, David Sharpe, to the Senate Estimates Committee on Thursday 26 October 2017.

Chair and Committee members,

14 September 2017

Media Statement: Jarrod Poort Whereabouts Violation

ASADA can confirm that Olympic Swimmer Jarrod Poort has been handed a 12 month sanction.

Mr Poort was found to have committed a Whereabouts anti-doping rule violation, following three filing failures within the space of 12 months.

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