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

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

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced 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

WADA publishes revised International Standard for Laboratories

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced publication of the revised International Standard for Laboratories (ISL), which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) on 15 May 2019 and will enter into force on 1 November 2019. The ISL is one of six International Standards that works in conjunction with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) to bring harmonization among Anti-Doping Organizations across various technical areas. The main purpose of the ISL is to set out the requirements for laboratories … Continue reading WADA publishes revised International Standard for Laboratories

WADA amends Article 7.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code)

World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Foundation Board decided to amend Article 7.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) to allow WADA-accredited Laboratories (Laboratories) to report Atypical Findings (ATFs) for the Prohibited Substance clenbuterol. Under the current version of Article 7.4 of the Code, Laboratories may only report analytical testing results for exogenous Prohibited Substances as Adverse Analytical Findings (AAFs) but not as ATFs, which does not allow for … Continue reading WADA amends Article 7.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code)