Current News

The most recent media statements, Ministerial media statements and blogs.

27 June 2012

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

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.

6 June 2012

Your kidneys play a vital role in maintaining your overall health, specifically they help regulate blood pressure and remove waste from the body.

31 May 2012

A hard-hitting poster showing an athlete injecting a prohibited substance is at the centre of a new anti-doping awareness campaign launched today by the Minister for Sport, Kate Ellis.

30 May 2012
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the Australian Rugby Union’s (ARU) decision to impose a four-year ban on Sunshine Coast Stingrays amateur
28 May 2012
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Anti-Doping Tribunal to impose a two-year ban
25 May 2012

On 31 May ASADA will host our own Biggest Morning Tea to help the Cancer Council’s efforts to raise funds for cancer research.

23 May 2012

Minister for Sport Mark Arbib today announced appointments to the first advisory group to the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).

16 May 2012
ASADA today confirmed media reports that Australian boxer Bianca Elmir tested positive to the presence of diuretics in her urine sample, which was collected at the Australian Boxing Champio
8 May 2012

The Gillard Government will provide more than $300 million in ongoing funding for sport in the 2012-13 Budget to support grassroots participation and high