Media statements

8 November 2019

ASADA partners with Austria to help spread the anti-doping message

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Anti-Doping Agency Austria (NADA Austria) during the ‘World Conference on Doping in Sport’ to enhance each organisations’ online anti-doping education.

16 October 2019

ASADA statement responding to media reports

ASADA strongly denies allegations of evidence manipulation reported in the media.

30 July 2019

Media clarification regarding sanctioning


On 28 July 2019, ASADA released a statement confirming it was conducting an ongoing investigation.

29 July 2019

Media Statement: Explanation of ASADA’s processes

The following statement is intended to provide information about the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority’s (ASADA) processes and should not be attributed to an individual case.

28 July 2019

ASADA’s Confidentiality Undertaking with Swimming Australia

On 22 September 2015, Swimming Australia executed a confidentiality undertaking with ASADA for the protection of privacy of personal information.

17 June 2019

ASADA supports Code review for recreational athletes

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) CEO David Sharpe has expressed his support for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as they address issues relating to sanctions imposed on recreational athletes through the World Anti-Doping Code.

15 April 2019

BMX rider/cyclist receives sanction

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of BMX Australia and Cycling Australia to impose a four-year ban on athlete Matthew Juster for the presence and use of prohibited substances.

15 April 2019

Rugby league athlete receives sanction

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) Anti-Doping Tribunal to impose a two-year ban on athlete Kieran Tarrant for the use and possession of prohibited substances.

12 March 2019

International Anti-Doping Leaders call on watershed opportunity to reform Anti-Doping System

On the eve of the Anti-Doping Symposium, NADO leaders met in Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss meaningful reforms to the anti-doping system in advance of the WADA Presidential election.

15 February 2019

ASADA engages athletes to spread anti-doping message

A new team of elite, current and former Australian athletes have been engaged by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) to be education presenters around the country.


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