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ARISF-WADA 2017 Anti-Doping Training & Coaching Session

On Thursday 6th April, WADA and ARISF held the fourth edition of the ARISF-WADA Anti-Doping Coaching & Training Session. This joint initiative featured a series of discussions and presentations from IF anti-doping practitioners, WADA representatives and other experts who focused on a variety of topics, including: education, results management, the evolution of SportAccord’s Doping Free Sport Unit, and the IOC’s activities with regards to stored sample re-analysis by Dr. Denis Oswald, Chairman of the IOC Ad Hoc Disciplinary Commission.

“This fourth ARISF-WADA anti-doping workshop was extremely informative and fruitful,” said Benjamin Cohen, Director, WADA European Regional Office and IF Relations. “It allowed IFs, WADA and other anti-doping stakeholders, to share experiences and ideas in an open and stimulating fashion,” Cohen continued. “WADA is grateful to ARISF for this partnership and looks forward to continuing to work closely with all IFs, IF umbrella organizations and the IOC to further enhance the quality of anti-doping programs across all sport,” he added.

Raffaele Chiulli, ARISF President and SportAccord first Vice President said "We are very happy to have received full support and cooperation from WADA and I would like to particularly thank Benjamin Cohen and Frédéric Donzé for their contribution to organize the Session and all the other distinguished speakers who have kindly accepted our invitation to share their knowledge and practices namely Denis Oswald, Chairman of the IOC Ad Hoc Disciplinary Commission, Matteo Vallini, Head of SportAccord Doping Free Sport Unit, Riccardo La Cognata Head of UIM President Office and Tom Dielen Secretary General World Archery.
I do believe that the ARISF/WADA Anti-Doping Coaching/Training Session, held every year since 2014 at the SportAccord Convention, is an excellent open platform for International Federations (IFs) and any individual or organization involved or interested in clean sport to share expertise, experiences and views in an open and transparent way in focus areas such as prevention, information sharing, doping control, results management and other key elements of the protection of the clean athlete".

Speakers of this session

  • Welcome and Introduction from WADA - Mr. Benjamin Cohen, Director, European Office and IF Relations WADA
  • Update on IOC’s activities in the field of re-testing - Dr. Denis Oswald, Chairman of the IOC adhoc Disciplinary Commission (Download Presentation)
  • Evolution of the SportAccord Doping Free Sport Unit (DFSU)’s Services to IFs – Benefits & Challenges + Q&A - Mr. Matteo Vallini, SportAccord Head of DFSU (Download Presentation)
  • WADA’s latest Education tools - Mr. Frédéric Donzé, COO, WADA (Download Presentation)
  • Examination and cross-examination techniques in doping cases - Mr. Riccardo La Cognata, Head of President Office, Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) (Download Presentation)
  • Examination and cross-examination techniques in doping cases - Mr. Tom Dielen, Secretary General, World Archery (Download Presentation)

Recording

World anti-Doping Agency

2016 Prohibited list comes into force

Montreal, 4 January 2016

Dear Stakeholders,

We would like to remind you that the 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods took effect on 1 January 2016.
The List can be downloaded from WADA’s website, consulted via the free iPhone application or accessed using other mobile devices via the Prohibited List microsite.

A summary of modifications to the 2016 Prohibited List can be found on WADA's website.

Best regards,

World Anti-Doping Agency

World anti-Doping Agency

2015, 2nd Anti-Doping Coaching & Training Session.
ARISF and WADA discuss 2015 Code Practice with International Federations at SportAccord Convention

On Thursday, 23 April 2015, ARISF organized together with WADA the second Anti-Doping Coaching/Training Session addressing to all International Federations (IFs) the issues, expectations, implementation and practice of the new 2015 WADA Code. Thanks to the host, Sport Accord, International Federations had the possibility to share updates and anti-doping policies with a special attention to small IFs and small budgets.

The Director of WADA’s European Regional Office and IF Relations, Frédéric Donzé, declared: “Maintaining close relations with all parties plays an essential part in ensuring we are able to effectively protect the clean athletes,” repeating the words of WADA President Sir Craig Reedie at the 2014 SportAccord Convention: “IFs have a central role to play in protecting the integrity of sport, and WADA will continue to provide them support to ensure the full potential of the revised Code is put into practice.”

ARISF President, Dr. Raffaele Chiulli, who first envisioned this session and cooperation with WADA as a benefit for ARISF members declared: “I am honoured and happy to welcome the speakers of today and to provide all IFs the possibility to be here and be part of the new WADA Code practice focusing on a variety of areas including education, doping risk assessment, smart testing and the new Technical Document for Sport Specific Analysis (TDSSA)”.

ARISF Secretary General, Riccardo Fraccari, closed the session pointing out “education and addressing clean sports to the youth is a priority for IFs and ARISF feels proud to offer its contribution”.

Speakers of the session

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World anti-Doping Agency

2014, 1st Anti-Doping Coaching & Training Session

On Thursday 10th of April 2014, WADA and the Association of Recognized International Federations held the first Anti-Doping Coaching & Training Session. This joint initiative featured a series of discussions and presentations from anti-doping practitioners, WADA representatives and anti-doping experts focusing on a variety of areas including prevention, information sharing, doping control, results management, and cooperation with National Anti-Doping Organizations.

“This first ARISF-WADA anti-doping workshop was a true success,” said Frédéric Donzé, Director of WADA’s European Regional Office and IF Relations, who has coordinated the event together with ARISF Council member Harald Vervaecke. “It allowed recognized IFs, WADA and anti-doping stakeholders to share expertise in an open and transparent fashion. We look forward to repeating the session in the future.”.

“My most sincere thanks go to WADA - in particular to Frédéric Donzé - and to Harald Vervaecke for having coordinated in an excellent way this important joint initiative.” said ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli.

Speakers of the session

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