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 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).
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The doping control video provides athletes with basic information about their rights and responsibilities in the doping control process and outlines each phases of the process: athlete selection, athlete notification, sample collection, laboratory analysis, and results management.
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