WADA Technical Document for Sport Specific Analysis

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published version 5.0 of the Technical Document for Sport Specific Analysis (TDSSA). Version 5.0 includes the following amendments that were approved by WADA’s 23 September 2019 Executive Committee meeting and are scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2020: Revised TDSSA Objectives After four years of TDSSA implementation, the initial objectives have essentially been achieved. Version 5.0 includes four new objectives that set out … Continue reading WADA Technical Document for Sport Specific Analysis

WADA and Fonds de Recherche du Québec to fund three projects researching the use of artificial intelligence for anti-doping

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), in conjunction with the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ), announced the funding for three projects that will explore the possible uses of artificial intelligence (AI) to advance the global anti-doping program. Following a call for applications for targeted research on the application and impact of AI in the area of anti-doping, eight proposals were received and, after a period … Continue reading WADA and Fonds de Recherche du Québec to fund three projects researching the use of artificial intelligence for anti-doping

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspends the accreditation of National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi, India, for a period of up to six months. This suspension has been imposed due to non-conformities with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL) as identified during a WADA site visit, including in relation to the laboratory’s isotope ratio mass spectrometry (GC/C/IRMS) analytical method, as regulated … Continue reading World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspends the accreditation of National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi

Operation Viribus : 3.8 mn doping substances and fake medicines seized worldwide

Thirty-three countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Ireland,  Latvia, Lithuania,  Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, the United Kingdom) and 10 third-party countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Iceland, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Switzerland, Ukraine and the USA), INTERPOL, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) joined forces in … Continue reading Operation Viribus : 3.8 mn doping substances and fake medicines seized worldwide

WADA Independent Observer and Athlete Outreach programs in action at Lima 2019 Games

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) outlined its Independent Observer (IO) and Athlete Outreach (AO) programs at the Lima 2019 Pan American (Pan Am) Games, which run from 26 July to 11 August; and, the Parapan American (Parapan Am) Games, to be held from 23 August to 1 September 2019. The IO and AO teams (listed below) will be active throughout the Pan Am Games and, respectively, … Continue reading WADA Independent Observer and Athlete Outreach programs in action at Lima 2019 Games

WADA removed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Anti-Doping Committee from non-compliant list

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that, upon recommendation of the Compliance Review Committee (CRC) and following a circular vote of its Executive Committee (ExCo), the Agency has today removed the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Anti-Doping Committee (DPRK Anti-Doping Committee) from the list of Signatories deemed non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code. The DPRK Anti-Doping Committee was given four months to correct non-conformities related to its testing … Continue reading WADA removed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Anti-Doping Committee from non-compliant list

CAS issued a Consent Award embodying the agreement reached between the Japanese swimmer Junya Koga and the International Swimming Federation (FINA)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport  in relation to Junya Koga’s positive out-of-competition doping control on 2 March 2018. On 25 October 2018, the FINA Doping Panel found that Junya Koga had committed an anti-doping rule violation (ostarine and ligrandrol – non-specified substances prohibited at all times under S1.2 of the WADA Prohibited List), sanctioned him with a period of ineligibility of four years starting … Continue reading CAS issued a Consent Award embodying the agreement reached between the Japanese swimmer Junya Koga and the International Swimming Federation (FINA)