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2017 Prohibited List Comes Into Force on 1 January 2017

Montreal, 15 November 2016  Dear Colleagues, On 29 September, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; along with, the 2017 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which is one of five International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatoriesof the World Anti-Doping Code (Code),designates what substances and methods [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Anti-Doping Rules, World Anti-Doping Agency|0 Comments

The 2016 Prohibited List for Athletes is Available Now

Montreal, 29 September 2015 Dear Stakeholders, Please note that, on 16 September, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee approved the 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which is now available on WADA’s website in English. The List will come into force on 1 January 2016. “WADA leads an extensive consultative process annually that results [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Anti-Doping Rules, World Anti-Doping Agency|0 Comments

Supplements Containing Banned Drugs “Sold Over the Counter” in the UK

One product that was tested at the King’s College drug testing lab in London contained “a product that has not yet been fully tested in man,” according to lab director David Cowan. See details on http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-32133114 This is another example of risks involved with the use of supplements. Bernard Pepin ADC Chair

By | April 1st, 2015|Anti-Doping Rules, Supplements|0 Comments

Doping and Supplements

Here is some excerpt of an article published on the www.lawinsport.com website regarding the use of supplements by athletes.The article was written by Tom Rudkin David Herbert and published on March 9, 2015. It is visible in full on www.lawinsport.com/articles/item/thedoping-risks-of-modern-sports-supplements-williams-warburton-v-ukad. ATHLETES ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR SUPPLEMENT INTAKE The risks associated with sporting supplements are [...]

By | March 12th, 2015|Anti-Doping Rules, Doping Control, Supplements, World Anti-Doping Agency|Comments Off on Doping and Supplements

One Positive Doping Case at the EC Dryland 2014

During the EC Dryland 2014 in France, 5 controls were performed on athletes and 5 controls were also done on dogs. The 5 controls on the athletes revealed no use of forbidden substances. 4 controls on dogs were also negative but, unfortunately, one dog urine sample was analyzed to contain caffeine, paraxanthine and theophylline. These [...]

By | March 7th, 2015|Anti-Doping Rules, Dryland, European Championships, World Anti-Doping Agency|Comments Off on One Positive Doping Case at the EC Dryland 2014

Doping Control on Dogs

The Step by Step procedure for urine sample collection has been updated and can be found on the Anti-Doping/info page. You will note that, if needed, the athlete whose dog is being controlled can authorize a handler or team leader to act on his behalf during the urine sample collection procedure. The athlete remains responsible [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Anti-Doping Rules, Doping Control|Comments Off on Doping Control on Dogs

Anti-Doping Update

The Anti-Doping page of the website has been updated with all the documents applicable as of January 1st, 2015. You will find on that page the revised IFSS Anti-Doping Rules for Humans and the IFSS Anti-Doping Rules for Dogs approved by WADA. One change concerns the Result Management in case of positive doping. The hearing [...]

By | December 24th, 2014|Anti-Doping Rules, World Anti-Doping Agency|0 Comments

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

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