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Former Springbok Rugby player loses appeal against 8-year doping ban

Former Springbok rugby player, Mahlatse “Chiliboy” Ralepelle, lost his appeal against an eight-year doping ban.  The independent Appeal Panel upheld the original sanction of eight years.   Mr. Ralepelle tested positive…
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Conclusion of APHIWE DYANTI Doping Hearing

The hearing into the doping charges against Springbok rugby player, Aphiwe Dyantyi, concluded after two days of testimonies by expert witnesses and closing arguments from both the athlete and prosecution. …
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SAIDS Annual Report 2019/20

  The enclosed annual report is a summary presentation of our performance over the 2019/20 financial year. We are pleased that SAIDS has delivered an unqualified audit report on our…
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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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