Media statements

30 June 2016

Media statement: ASADA issues supplement warning

With five weeks until the Rio Games, ASADA has today repeated its warning to athletes about the risk of using supplements which may contain banned substances not listed on product labels.

11 May 2016

Media statement: Four year sanction for Polish swimmer Michal Zawadka

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) acknowledges the decision of Swimming Australia to impose a four-year ban on Polish swimmer Michal Zawadka.

27 April 2016

Media statement: Australian athletes to benefit from new international substance-checker tool

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has launched a new website to make it easier than ever for athletes to check whether their medications are banned under the World Anti-Doping Code.

 

20 April 2016

Media statement: Court of Arbitration for Sport Decision – Kim Mottrom

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to sanction race walker Kim Mottrom for the presence and use of the prohibited substance dextran.

18 April 2016

Media statement: Court of Arbitration for Sport Decision – Jeone Park

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to impose a two-year ban on cyclist Jeone Park and strip him of his 2015 junior world championship title.

13 April 2016

Media statement: ASADA to assess new information

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) notes reports overnight that Mr Dank has allegedly admitted to a journalist that he trafficked prohibited substance CJC-1295 to the Gold Coast Suns.

12 April 2016

Media correction: Gold Coast investigation

A number of statements made by journalist Chip Le Grand in the last 24 hours have been factually incorrect.

9 April 2016

ASADA response to allegations of hypocrisy

In response to articles published in the Herald Sun today, the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) would like to make it clear that decisions about which cases to take forward are made on the basis of evidence.
 
23 March 2016

Media Statement: Coordination of Olympic Testing Programs

ASADA CEO Ben McDevitt has today noted statements attributed to Mr Richard Ings, who left ASADA more than five years ago, alleging that Australian swimmers had complained to him about being subjected to multiple tests by ASADA and FINA in the lead up to Olympic trials. 

12 February 2016

United in anti-doping efforts leading up to Rio 2016

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) have today revealed details of their Rio 2016 anti-doping programs.

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