Current News

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

28 October 2016

Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, has today launched a suite of lesson plans to help high school students learn about sports integrity topics like doping, match-fixing and illicit drug use.

12 October 2016

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today welcomed the decision of the Swiss Federal Tribunal to reject the 34 Essendon players’ final appeal.

4 October 2016

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2017 Prohibited List (the Prohibited List), which will come into effect on 1 January 2017.

24 September 2016

ASADA has today confirmed that four more Australian athletes have had their confidential medical information released by the cyber espionage group Fancy Bears.

17 September 2016

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority has confirmed that the cyber-espionage group ‘Fancy Bears’ have leaked confidential Australian athlete data overnight.

2 September 2016

On 1 September, the AFL’s Integrity Department briefed ASADA on their investigation into the conduct of a current listed player of the GWS Giants Football Club and two former members of staff of th

2 September 2016

ASADA has today confirmed that Australian Paralympic cyclist Michael Gallagher has been handed a mandatory provisional suspension by Cycling Australia and the Australian Paralympic Committee.

31 August 2016

Following a special summit of leaders from 17 National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs), ASADA CEO Ben McDevitt has today called for global anti-doping reform in order to better protect clean athl

25 July 2016

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of the International Olympic Committee regarding the participation of Russian athletes at the Rio Olympics.

15 July 2016

The Australian Sport Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) and 14 other leading National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADO), today announced the continued su