What is Anti-Doping Agency?

Independent Agency and established in 1999 the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is funded by the sports movement and government. They do development, scientific research, developing anti-doping capacities, and monitoring anti-doping policies in all sports in all countries.

What the World Anti-Doping Agency is trying to achieve is have these athletes around the world compete fairly without using any enhancements in their body.

History: The world was placed in a state of alarm when an incident happens in a cycling competition in 1998. It raised alarm and awareness to the whole sports community that the International Olympic Committee (OIC) decided to reach out to those who are anti-doping and make a worldwide conference about this.

Lausanne, Switzerland February 2-4 1999 is the first conference for doping. During this time the board has come to an agreement to make the “The Lausanne Declaration on Doping in Sport “. This document is the start in creating an independent agency that will closely monitor athletes for the coming games of the XXVII Olympiad in Sydney.

Because of this declaration on November 10, 1999, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established. With the goal to promote and raise awareness about anti-doping for the sports community around the world. Under the initiative of the OIC and support coming from the international governmental organization, public authorities and other private sectors that are against doping in the sport.

Anti-Doping Code:

The code’s goal is to uniform all anti-doping regulations in the sport in all countries around the world. The code contains all the list of illegal substance and practices which are not to be used during sports competition. 2004 is when the World Anti-Doping code was implemented. This was prior to the Olympic Games held in Athens Greece. There are more than 600 originations in the sport that adopted a revised code during the Third World Conference about doping which took effect on January 1, 2009.

In 2013 additional amendments to the code are approved which includes doubling the sanction for offenders during its first offense.

Contents Prohibited:

Blood doping: Blood doping is a method used by injecting red blood cells or artificial oxygen containers.  The procedure Is to store once red blood cell prior to a competition. This method is being used to replenish the existing red blood cells and injecting the stored red blood cells immediately during completion. By doing this it improves the athlete’s oxygen and endurance.

Some banned Anabolic Androgenic Steroids:   

  • 1-Androstenediol
  • 1-Androstenedione
  • Boldenone
  • Boldione
  • Metenolone
  • Methandienone
  • Methandriol
  • Nandrolone
  • 19-Norandrostenedione
  • Norboletone
  • Oxymetholone
  • Prostanozol
  • Quinbolone
  • Stanozolol
  • Tetrahydrogestrinone
  • Trenbolone

Summary:  The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) helps regulate the fairness and equality in sports today. To compete without taking in anybody enhancements to improve endurance during completion. This will motivate and allow all aspiring and current athletes to work hard for their body in able for them to compete in good shape. It is always good to have a clean fair fight.