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SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ANTI-DOPING RULES: 2021 (draft) – open for comment

The Sports Movement and Public Authorities formally adopted a revised World Anti-Doping Code in late 2019 at the World Conference Against Doping in Sport in Poland.  National Anti-Doping Agencies such…
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International Anti-Doping Leaders stand with athlete community in calling on WADA to go further & faster with meaningful anti-doping reform

Global anti-doping leaders recognise steps for reform made by new WADA President, and hope to partner with WADA leaders to align with athletes by going “further and faster” for an…
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“Chiliboy” Ralepelle handed an 8-year doping ban

The Independent Doping Tribunal Panel handed down its decision in two parts this week on the doping charge against former Springbok and Sharks rugby player, Mahlatse “Chiliboy” Ralepelle.  The player…
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World 100m Champ Christian Coleman at risk of suspension & missing Tokyo Olympics

Coleman has recently been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) and could face a 2-year ban after missing 3 doping control tests over a 12-month period. This comes after…
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WADA’s COVID-19 Q&A for Athletes

Message to athletes Dear Athletes, As you know, the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic has continued to evolve into a health and societal emergency that has called for effective and immediate action by…
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4-Year Ban for SA Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Ruann Visser

The Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) in Switzerland has upheld the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) appeal against the acquittal of a doping violation on South African Heavyweight Boxing Champion,…
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