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Start order for IFSS European Championship Dryland 2014

The start order for the IFSS European Championship Dryland 2014 was performed by a computer system under supervision by IFSS European Sports committee member Nils Finsrud Thursday November 20th. For the Elite class, five starts from three different countries are required for a class to be awarded a championship title. For junior classes the requirement [...]

By | November 21st, 2014|European Championships - Dryland|Comments Off on Start order for IFSS European Championship Dryland 2014

IFSS new Executive Director – Christen Rose Anderssen

Långan Sweden November 1st 2014. IFSS new Executive Director Christen Rose Anderssen They say that change is good and I hope that is true… event though it is with a sad heart I now see a very good friend of mine and also one of the most knowledgeable persons of sleddog sport depart the “official” [...]

By | November 3rd, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Training of Doping Control Personnel

IFSS has scheduled a DCP training seminar in conjunction with the European Championships Dryland end of November. The seminar will start on Wednesday November 26 in the evening and will be completed by Friday November 28; It will be followed by hand-on training during the weekend. Interested persons should contact the ADC at dopingcontrol@sleddogsport.net.

By | October 30th, 2014|Doping Control|Comments Off on Training of Doping Control Personnel

Andorra

IFSS Council is happy to welcome a new member, the ANDORRA MUSHING CLUB. During several years Andorra has not had an active mushing club, so it is with great pleasure that the IFSS Council has seen the creation of the Mushing Club in the country. We expect to see some Andorran competitors at the coming [...]

By | October 27th, 2014|New Clubs|Comments Off on Andorra

Use of Controlled Medication for Dogs – Update

The use of “Controlled Medication” on dogs has been revised by the Anti-Doping Committee. These revisions include a better explanation of the procedure when using Controlled Medications. The most important modification concerns the use of Thyroid Hormone. In that case, an approval from the IFSS Control Substance Administrators is required. The Control Substance Administrators are [...]

By | October 27th, 2014|Anti-Doping Rules, Applications, Dryland, European Championships|Comments Off on Use of Controlled Medication for Dogs – Update

Sport Supplements a Big Rip Off?

Read the article below for explanations:   More information on Supplements can be found on the links below:   More on research paper exploring tainted supplements that are still on sale despite FDA warnings http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/21/dangerous-dietary-supplements-return-to-store-shelves/?smid=tw-share More on supplements and the research paper warning about the lack of effective regulation of contaminated products http://www.minnpost.com/second-opinion/2014/10/more-troubling-news-about-dubious-and-dangerous-practices-dietary-supplement- Bernard Pepin [...]

By | October 27th, 2014|Supplements|Comments Off on Sport Supplements a Big Rip Off?

Dogs – Controlled Substances Approval

The Veterinary Medication Form 1 and the Veterinary Medication Form 2 to be used for requesting the authorization to administer Controlled Substances as well as the corresponding procedure have been revised. You will find copies on the “Anti Doping/Anti Doping Rules” page of the website. You will note that using controlled substances without an approved [...]

By | October 9th, 2014|Anti-Doping Rules|Comments Off on Dogs – Controlled Substances Approval

WADA Publishes 2015 Prohibited List – L’AMA publie sa Liste des interdictions 2015

Montreal, September 29, 2014 Dear Stakeholders, Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee on 20 September, the 2015 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. The List will come into force on 1 January 2015, at the same time as the revised World Anti-Doping Code. The List, which specifies substances [...]

By | September 30th, 2014|World Anti-Doping Agency|Comments Off on WADA Publishes 2015 Prohibited List – L’AMA publie sa Liste des interdictions 2015

E-BIKES Not Allowed

Bikes with electric motor assistance are available on the market now. These bikes shall not be allowed in competition. Furthermore, motorized assistance shall not be allowed on any of the vehicles used in Dryland competitions (i.e. Bikes, scooters and rigs). The Race Marshals and Race Judges shall pay particular attention to the equipment in the [...]

By | September 29th, 2014|Race Rules|Comments Off on E-BIKES Not Allowed

WADA publishes first ever Athlete Reference Guide to the Code – L’AMA publie le tout premier Guide de référence sur le Code pour les sportifs

Montreal, September 19, 2014 – WADA is pleased to announce the publication of the Athlete Reference Guide to the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code. The guide, which will act as a crucial point of reference for all athletes looking to enhance their knowledge of the Code, has been championed by members of the WADA Athlete Committee [...]

By | September 24th, 2014|World Anti-Doping Agency|Comments Off on WADA publishes first ever Athlete Reference Guide to the Code – L’AMA publie le tout premier Guide de référence sur le Code pour les sportifs