As part of its role in providing guidance to anti-doping organisations, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes a global list of Athlete Support Personnel who are currently suspended from working with Athletes or other Persons under the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code’s new, ‘Prohibited Association’ (Article 2.10) rule.Anti-Doping Education and Learning platform (ADEL)
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) launched its Anti-Doping Education and Learning platform (ADEL), which is a new and improved version of the current Anti-Doping e-Learning platform (ADeL) that was launched in January 2018.
Via the new ADEL platform, WADA will provide education and learning opportunities for the anti-doping community worldwide; including: athletes, coaches, parents, medical professionals and more. Additionally, on ADEL, anti-doping practitioners will be able to find learning opportunities to help them carry out their roles; and, resources to support development of their anti-doping programsInternational Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ISTUE)
The World Anti-Doping Code International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions is a mandatory International Standard developed as part of the World Anti-Doping Program. It was developed in consultation with Signatories, public authorities and other relevant stakeholders.
A revised version was approved by the WADA Executive Committee at the World Conference on Doping in Sport in Katowice on 7 November 2019 and is effective as of 1 January 2021.
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The World Anti-Doping Code International Standard for Education is a mandatory
International Standard developed as part of the World Anti-Doping Program. It was
developed in consultation with Signatories, public authorities, and other relevant
The International Standard for Education was first adopted and approved by the
WADA Executive Committee at the Fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport in
in Katowice on 7 November 2019 and is effective as of 1 January 2021.
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The International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ISTUE) was created to provide a detailed,
fair and understandable process for athletes, Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs), physicians and Athlete
Support Personnel (ASP) to follow when situations arise where, due to illness or medical condition, an
athlete may require the use of substances or methods that are specifically included in the World AntiDoping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List (List).
An athlete applying for a TUE must have a diagnosed medical condition, confirmed by relevant medical
data that meet the ISTUE criteria for the grant of a TUE. This mandatory documentation, provided by the athlete’s physician, must accompany the TUE application sent to the ADO. This information should be guided by the relevant TUE Physician Guideline and Checklist. These guidelines and checklists cover
common or challenging medical conditions that require TUE applications.
The World Anti-Doping Code (Code) is the core document that harmonizes anti-doping policies, rules and regulations within sport organizations and among public authorities around the world. It works in conjunction with eight International Standards which aim to foster consistency among anti-doping organizations in various areas.
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The 2021 Prohibited List
Since 2004, and as mandated by World Anti-Doping Code, WADA has published an annual List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List).The List, which forms one of the six International Standards, identifies the substances and methods prohibited in- and out-of-competition, and in particular sports. The substances and methods on the List are classified by different categories (e.g., steroids, stimulants, gene doping).
Click here to access the document in other languages.International Standard for Testing and Investigations (ISTI)International Standard for the Protection of Privacy and Personal Information (ISPPPI)International Standard for Laboratories (ISL)