WADA

  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    09.02.2018 /
    The battle against state-supported doping is over, and whoever fought it, lost. Play the Game’s international director takes a walk through the parallel reality of the Olympic Movement.
  • Photo: Republic of Korea/Flickr
    04.12.2017 /
    The statement from Russian whistleblower, Grigory Rodchenkov, came a few days ahead of IOC’s decision on the participation of Russian athletes in the Winter Olympics.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    In a panel on the Russian doping crisis during Play the Game 2017, experts discussed WADA’s role in the anti-doping fight, how to finance the anti-doping work and the best way to sanction offenders.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    26.11.2017 /
    The formation of the World Anti Doping Agency in 1999 was hailed as a breakthrough in the global fight against drugs in sport. However, despite nations and sporting bodies agreeing to strict testing and compliance standards, the drug scandals have not gone away. Play the Game 2017 asked if WADA is fit for the future or whether it needs deep-seated reform.
  • Photo: Joe Flintham/Flickr
    16.11.2017 /
    A WADA board today voted Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA non-compliant with the WADA Code.
  • Photo: US Army IMCOM/Flickr
    14.11.2017 /
    Analysis: What we are now witnessing in the field of doping is an unprecedented drama in the world of sports mirroring the drama we see in the world of international politics. And the big question is: what to do with Russia?
  • Photo: kris krüg/Flickr
    30.10.2017 /
    Athlete commissions must be elected in order to respect principles of democratic legitimacy and diversity, conclude stakeholders at an Olympic Summit meeting.
  • Photo: Joe Flintham/Flickr
    04.09.2017 /
    The majority of doping usage goes under the radar, a newly released report indicates. According to the results, up to 45% of athletes, competing at two 2011 championships, claimed having taken performance enhancing drugs in the previous 12 months.

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