World Anti-Doping Code

  • Richard Pound Play the Game 2017
    21.02.2019 /
    The world of sport is better off with WADA in it than without it, says former WADA president Dick Pound in an interview with Danish newspaper, looking back at achievements and disappointments from the first 20 years of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
  • 29.10.2013 /
    When professor Gerhard Treutlein from Heidelberg University wants to get young people to discuss doping and the rights of athletes, he tells a true and quite disturbing story from the 1970s in West Germany.
  • 20.07.2010 /
    Greg LeMond is again speaking out against doping and Lance Armstrong, much like he did at the Play the Game Conference in 2009.
  • 02.07.2010 /
    Pierre Bordry, head of the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) has expressed concerns over UCI’s newest anti-doping measure, the biological passport.
  • 02.09.2009 /
    Questions of doping and legal rights were raised when academics gathered in Aarhus, Denmark, on August 20-21 for the 3rd conference arranged by the International Network of Humanistic Doping Research (INHDN).
  • 24.02.2009 /
    The new WADA whereabouts rule requiring athletes to report their whereabouts more comprehensively is proving to be very unpopular. EU is urging WADA to reconsider the rule, UEFA director Platini recommends not to follow the rule and Belgian athletes have filed a court challenge to decide whether the rule is violating human rights.
  • 17.02.2009 /
    The IOC charter states that “only sports that adopt and implement the anti-doping code, can be included or remain in the programme.” According to the minutes from a WADA executive board meeting in May 2008, IOC was aware that several countries and IFs were not compliant with the WADA anti-doping code when they competed in Beijing.

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