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Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA)

Australia’s national anti-doping organisation, ASADA, is responsible for implementing an effective program consistent with international requirements and Australian legislation.

Vision:

Clean, fair sport.

Mission:

To protect clean sport through engagement, deterrence, detection and enforcement.

Purpose:

The purpose of ASADA is to protect the health of athletes and the integrity of Australian sport through engagement, deterrence, detection and enforcement activities aimed at minimising the risk of doping.

How ASADA achieves their purpose:

To achieve their purpose ASADA provides the Australian sporting community with a range of activities:

  • Engagement: Strengthening relationships internally and externally to build anti-doping capabilities and harden the environment against doping in sport.
  • Deterrence: Minimising the risk of doping through education, communications and testing.
  • Detection: Gathering intelligence, targeted testing, and investigation of possible breaches of the anti-doping rules.
  • Enforcement: Managing possible anti-doping violations and presenting cases at hearings and appeals.

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Last reviewed: October 2017

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FAQs | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

Frequently Asked Questions1. What should be done about TUEs when there is a medical emergency?Your health is the most important consideration.Emergency treatment should be carried out, as medically appropriate, and considerations of the need for a TUE can be dealt with after the medical issue is stabilised. There is a category of TUEs for these situations called retroactive

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Medical evidence needed for TUEs | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

ASDMAC guidance regarding themedical evidence you need to supply for the most common TUE applications can be accessed from the list below.

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Substances | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

Check your substances

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Anaphylaxis Adrenaline (Epipen), Prednisolone, Hydrocortisone | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that can be rapid in onset and in very rare cases result in death. Anaphylaxis is commonly caused by triggers such as nuts, shellfish, stinging insects and some medications. In some cases no trigger can be identified.Status of medication in sportAdrenaline Adrenaline is prohibited in-competition and requires a Therapeutic Use

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Blog: Don't let a cold take you out of action for four years... | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

...is your medication prohibited in sport?The days are getting shorter and colder which means the cold and flu season is also here.

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Asthma | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

Asthma is a respiratory condition typified by recurrent episodic symptoms, which can include shortness of breath and wheezing, due to an airway obstruction that is reversible either spontaneously or with treatment.Status of MedicationBeta-2 agonistsAll beta-2 agonists (e.g. Terbutaline, Procaterol, Vilanterol) not mentioned as exceptions below are prohibited and require a

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Blog: The rise of LGD-4033 | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

There appears to be an increasing number of athletes linked to the use of the Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator (SARM) LGD-4033.

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Adrenal Insufficiency | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

Adrenal Insufficiency refers to a disorder of the adrenal glands in which steroid hormone (usually cortisol) production is impaired. Treatment of Adrenal Insufficiency generally requires the use of medication.Status of medication in sportGlucocorticoids are the mainstay of treatment and are prohibited in-competition.Fludrocortisone can be used in some cases of Adrenal

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Diabetes Insulin | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

Diabetes mellitus is a long-term endocrine disorder, characterised by high blood glucose levels resulting from absolute or relative insulin deficiency. Diagnosis can be made at any age.Status of medication in sportInsulin is prohibited both in-and out-of-competition. (Note: Oral antidiabetics such as metformin are NOT prohibited)

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Testing guide | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

Learn what will happen during and after a testing session.

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