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Fri, November 04, 2022

WADA publishes Independent Observer Report for Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its Independent Observer (IO) Report for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and recommended the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) develops a specific pre-Games testing programme for future Paralympics. 

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Wed, October 26, 2022

US National Institutes of Health rules collision sports cause CTE

The US National Institutes of Health has formally acknowledged a causal link between repeated blows to the head and CTE. 

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Fri, October 07, 2022

WADA publishes revised ISTI, ISTUE and TDSSA to come into force 1 January 2023

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the revised International Standard for Testing and Investigations (ISTI), revised International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ISTUE) and version 8.0 of the Technical Document for Sport Specific Analysis (TDSSA) all to come into force 1 January 2023. 

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Fri, September 23, 2022

WADA Executive Committee approves 2023 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee has approved the 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods which will come into force on 1st January 2023.

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Thu, June 30, 2022

WADA findings of study into the sale of prohibited substances on the dark web published

WADA’s study into the sale of prohibited substances on the dark web reveals it is very unlikely to be a significant source of drugs for high-level athletes or coaches.

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Thu, June 16, 2022

Whyte Review Published

The Whyte Review, written by Anne Whyte QC, has been published. 

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Mon, June 13, 2022

Canadian Olympic Committee pledges millions into safe sport initiatives following recent safeguarding scandals

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has announced that £6.35million will be injected into safe sport initiatives following the recent series of safeguarding scandals.

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Thu, June 09, 2022

Larry Nassar victims to file $1billion lawsuit against FBI

Victims of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar are reportedly planning to file a $1billion lawsuit against the FBI after they failed to investigate Nassar for over a year after allegations were first made against him.

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Tue, June 07, 2022

Ice Skating minimum age to be raised to 17 following Valieva controversy

Following the Valieva controversy at this years Winter Olympics the International Skating Union (ISU) will raise the minimum age of competitors from 15 to 17.

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Wed, May 25, 2022

UKAD survey shows over half of Brits are put of sport because of doping

A survey conducted on behalf of UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has revealed that over half of those surveyed are put off sport due to doping.

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Mon, May 16, 2022

WADA publishes 2021 Code Compliance Annual Report

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2021 Code Compliance Annual Report.

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Tue, April 05, 2022

UK to ban gambling adverts that feature sports and reality TV stars

New rules will be introduced which ban betting companies from using sports and reality TV stars in UK adverts in order to protect under 18’s and other vulnerable people.

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