Guide to the World Anti-Doping Code
A guide to the Prohibited List, doping control and results management procedures.
Important Facts and Highlights from WADA's Athlete Guide.
The WADA Code provides the framework for harmonized anti-doping policies, rules and regulations within sport organisations and among public authorities. It works in conjunction with five International Standards aimed at bringing harmonization among anti-doping organisations.
International Standard for Protection of Privacy and Personal Information
The International Standard for the Protection of Privacy and Personal Information ensures that all relevant parties involved in anti-doping in sport adhere to a set of minimum privacy protections when collecting and using athlete personal information.
International Standard for Testing and Investigations
The International Standard for Testing harmonises the procedures for the conduct of effective In-Competition and Out-of-Competition testing to maintain the integrity and identity of the Samples collected, from the point the Athlete is notified of the test to the point the Samples are transported to the laboratory for analysis.
International Standard for Laboratories
The International Standard for Laboratories ensures the production of valid test results and evidentiary data and to achieve uniform and harmonized results and reporting from all accredited laboratories.
The Prohibited List identifies the substances and methods prohibited in-competition, out-of-competition and in particular sports. The List if reviewed by WADA annually.
International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions
PThe International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions ensures that the process of granting TUEs is harmonized across sports and countries.