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World Anti-Doping Code


The World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) is the core document that provides the harmonised framework for anti-doping policies, rules, and regulations within sport organisations and among public authorities. Find out more about global harmonisation.
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WADA-Accredited Laboratory


Anti-doping laboratory accredited by WADA in compliance with the International Standard for Laboratories, applying test methods and processes to provide evidentiary data for the detection and, if applicable, quantification of a threshold substance on the Prohibited List in urine and other biological [..]
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WADA


The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is the international independent organisation created in 1999 to promote, coordinate and monitor the fight against doping in sport in all its forms at the international level. WADA is composed and funded equally by the Olympic movement and governments of the world [..]
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Urine Steroid Profiling


The longitudinal assessment of endogenous steroids in an athlete’s urine sample.
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UNESCO Convention


The International Convention against Doping in Sport (UNESCO Convention) was developed by governments under the aegis of UNESCO and unanimously adopted by UNESCO General Conference on 19 October 2005. It is currently being ratified by governments individually. It is a legal tool enabling governments [..]
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Therapeutic Use Exemption


Permission granted to an athlete by an Anti-Doping Organisation to use, for therapeutic purposes, a substance or method included in the Prohibited List. TUEs are granted by an expert TUE Committee. Visit the Therapeutic Use Exemption page for more information.
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Testing Authority


The International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, WADA, an International Federation, a National Sport Organisation, a National Olympic Committee, a Major Event/Games Organisation, or another authority responsible for sample collection and transport either in-competition or [..]
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Supplements


Although there is no official definition, supplements might be regarded as products used to enhance the levels of nutrients in the body, in addition to those obtained from the diet. Visit our dedicated supplements page for athlete advice on supplements.
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Strict Liability


The principle of strict liability means that an anti-doping rule violation occurs whenever a prohibited substance (or its metabolites or markers) is found in the bodily specimen of an athlete, whether or not the athlete intentionally or unintentionally used a prohibited substance or was negligent or [..]
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Stimulants


Stimulants act on the brain to increase alertness and physical activity stimulating the body both mentally and physically. They act on the central and/or peripheral nervous system to increase heart rate, breathing rate, and brain function. Some stimulants affect only a specific organ, such as the he [..]
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