WADA was established in 1999 as an international independent agency composed and funded equally by the sport movement and governments of the world. Its key activities include scientific research, education, development of anti-doping capacities, and monitoring of the World Anti Doping Code (Code) - the document harmonizing anti-doping policies in all sports and all countries. WADA is a Swiss private law Foundation. Its seat is in Lausanne, Switzerland, and its headquarters are in Montreal, Canada. WADA works towards a vision of a world where all athletes compete in a doping-free sporting environment.
Intelligence and Whistleblowers
In March 2017, the World Anti-Doping Agency launched on its website a specific section called “Speak Up”, aimed to help protecting clean athletes. This section can be used to report information from who becomes aware of, or suspects, any breach of the World Anti-Doping Code.
Per the World Antidoping Code 11.2.2, all anti-doping intelligence captured or received is handled securely and confidentially, that sources of intelligence are protected, that the risk of leaks or inadvertent disclosure is properly addressed, and that intelligence shared with them by law enforcement, other relevant authorities and/or other third parties, is processed, used and disclosed only for legitimate anti-doping purposes.
To report an infraction or the possibility of an infraction, please contact Mr. Dean Schear.
Anti-Doping Rules Violations (ADRV's) Currently in Force
This section is dedicated to reporting any and all anti-doping rules violations.
Athlete or Other Person: James Landeryou
Violation: Using a prohibited substance (Prednisone and Prednisolone)
Consequence Imposed: Sanctioned for 1 month
Sanction Began: September 5, 2018
Therapeutic Use Exemption
All internationally competing athletes (i.e., those athletes that have or are registered to compete at an IRF sanctioned event) are required to apply for a TUE when necessary. The IRF automatically recognizes the TUE decisions of National Anti-Doping Organizations in lieu of such application, in accordance with Article 7.1(a). All other TUE decisions of other Anti-Doping Organizations will have to be submitted to the IRF for recognition, in accordance with Article 7.1(b).
We automatically accept TUE's from USADA, CCES, SportIreland, Conade,Korea Antidoping Agency, Japan Antidoping Agency, Agencia Nacional Antidopaje de Guatemala, China Antidoping Agency, Comision Nacional de Control de Dopaje, and ITA.
The Therapeutic Use Exemption Form can be found here.
- World Anti-Doping Agency
- The IRF Anti-Doping Rules
- World Anti-Doping Code
- World Anti-Doping Code and International Standards
- Athlete Reference Guide to 2015 Code
- 2018 WADA Prohibited List
- 2018 WADA Prohibited List and Summary of Modifications
- 2019 WADA Prohibited List
- TUE Application Form
- List of WADA Accredited Laboratories