Anti-Doping Programs in eSports

On January 4, 2024, Leonid Shmatenko published a fascinating article called "The Imperative Of Anti-Doping Programs in eSports". Given the incredible growth of eSports, he discusses that now is the time to consider the need for anti-doping measures to protect athletes. In the first paragraph,

Kamila Valieva Cleared to Skate Amid Doping Controversy

The Ad Hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport issued its decision declining to impose a provisional suspension on Kamila Valieva, the Russian Figure Skater. The below reproduces the Court of Arbitration for Sports media release of February 14, 2022 in Beijing. Beijing, 14

Are You Concerned About Your Supplements?

NSF International’s Certified for Sport program was created to meet the growing demands of athletes, coaches and all others concerned about banned substances in sports supplements. The scientists screen sports supplements for more than 270 banned or prohibited substances, including: narcotics, steroids, stimulants, hormones, and

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is a Prohibited Substance

Despite being legal in some parts of the world, cannabis continues to be listed as a prohibited substance by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and a positive test may result in a sanction. It's important to differentiate between THC, which is the strain in cannabis

The CCES and International Testing Agency Announce Collaboration

On May 28, 2019, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) and the International Testing Agency (ITA) announced entering into a collaboration agreement intended to optimize their respective anti-doping programs through test planning, coordination, sample collection and information sharing, including intelligence and investigations. This partnership

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The FEI Tribunal Issues Final Decision in Human Anti-Doping Case

On April 25, 2019, the FEI Tribunal issued its final decision in Human Anti-Doping Case 2018/01 Paulo Sergio Mateo Santana Filho, Final Tribunal Decision dated 25 April 2019. The El Salvadoran athlete, Paulo Sergio Mateo Santana Filho was selected for in-competition testing on June 9, 2018

The FEI Clean Sport – Athlete’s Guide

The FEI produced this Athlete's Guide to help athletes understand the key provisions of the Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations. Since legal rules can be technical and confusing for non-lawyers, this Guide explains in plain English and without any legal jargon what athletes really

FEI President Pushes Clean Sport Message

On September 1, 2015, the FEI issued the following press release from the FEI's President about the importance of the FEI Clean Sport campaign and the coming into force of the FEI's global Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Programme on January 1, 2016. FEI President Ingmar