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Lesotho Amateur Athletics athlete Mosito Lehata receives a 5 year Sanction

A five (5) year sanction from all sport was given to the Lesotho Amateur Athletics (LAAA) athlete, Mosito Lehata, following  two anti-doping rule violations prosecuted by SAIDS. Mr Lehata tested positive for the presence of Salbutamol…
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Powerlifting SA athlete Hendrik van Zyl receives a 4 year Sanction

A four (4) year sanction from all sport was handed to the South African Powerlifting Federation (SAPF) athlete, Hendrik Gideon van Zyl following an anti-doping rule violation. Mr. van Zyl  tested positive…
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Lifesaving SA athlete Tanya Pieterse receives a 3 year Sanction

A three (3) year sanction from all sport was handed to the Lifesaving South Africa (LSA) athlete, Tanya Pieterse, following an anti-doping rule violation. Ms. Pieterse tested positive for the presence of Oxandrolone…
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Athletics SA Athlete Thapelo Phora faces an 8 & half month Sanction

An eight (8) and a half month sanction from all sport on the Athletics South Africa (ASA) athlete, Thapelo Phora, was issued by the SAIDS Independent Doping Hearing Panel on the 19th June…
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Recent Doping Cases / Sanctions imposed in SA – 2020/2021

The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) imposed the following sanctions during the period of April 2020 to July 2021:   An eight (8) year sanction from all sport on…
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SAIDS mourns the passing of Dr. Ismail Jakoet

The SAIDS Board and Staff are deeply saddened by the passing this morning of Dr Ismail Jakoet. Dr Jakoet was the first Chairman of the SAIDS Board and also served…
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