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CAF to host Anti-Doping Control Officers’ Workshop in Johannesburg!

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) will be hosting a two-day Anti-Doping Control workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa this week. As preparations for CAF’s flagship competition, the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations, Cote d’Ivoire 2023 gradually approach the final stages, CAF is working tirelessly to ensure that all functional …

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New integrity education concept for UEFA youth competitions!

Top young players across Europe are now receiving tailored anti-match-fixing and anti-doping education before participating in UEFA’s international youth competitions. As of this season, all 55 of UEFA’s member national associations are delivering tailored sessions for Under-17 and Under-19 men’s and women’s players (as well as anti-doping education for men’s …

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UEFA’s anti-doping team primed for new season!

The start of the EURO 2024 programme and continuation of the recently implemented Women’s Champions League testing strategy are key elements of UEFA’s anti-doping activities this season. In addition to testing, UEFA is also putting anti-doping education activities at the forefront of its drive to maintain football’s precious integrity. UEFA: …

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CAF conducts Anti-Doping seminar in Liberia to discuss recent developments!

CAF’s Anti-Doping Unit recently concluded a highly successful two-day workshop held in partnership with the Liberian Football Association at the FA’s headquarters in Monrovia, Liberia. The workshop held on 18 and 19 July 2023 was spearheaded by CAF’s Antidoping Panel Member, Dr Zakia Bartegi alongside CAF Antidoping Senior Manager, Sherif …

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UEFA anti-doping programme goes from strength to strength!

UEFA recently staged a two-day seminar for more than 50 doping control officers (DCOs) as part of the organisation’s continued training programme, which ensures the highest level of anti-doping procedures in European sport. Responsible for conducting all matchday and out-of-competition testing, DCOs are a central cog in the delivery of …

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UEFA supporting WADA’s Play True Day!

UEFA has underlined its commitment to combating doping and promoting clean competition by supporting the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) 2023 Play True Day, which unites athletes, governing bodies, event organisers, governments and anti-doping agencies under a common banner, #OnePlayTrueTeam. UEFA’s approach to anti-doping is based around the twin pillars of …

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Sports medicine professionals get valuable insight at WAFF’s anti-doping webinar!

The West Asian Football Federation (WAFF), with the support of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), conducted an anti-doping webinar on Tuesday with the aim of raising awareness on anti-doping matters through an educational programme. The event, which is a-first-of-its kind to be organised by the WAFF, commenced with opening remarks …

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FIFA implements comprehensive anti-doping testing programme for Qatar 2022!

FIFA has implemented a robust anti-doping testing programme for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, with 2,846 tests being conducted overall and every player in the squads of the eight quarter-finalists being tested on average four and a half times since January 2022. FIFA developed a test distribution plan (TDP) based …

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XtraTime VIDEO: India & ATK Mohun Bagan defender Ashutosh Mehta fails dope test, banned for two years!

India and ATK Mohun Bagan defender Ashutosh Mehta is the first footballer playing in the Indian Super League to be handed a doping ban as he has been suspended for two years by the NADA’s Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel for flunking a dope test. Ashutosh Mehta has tested positive for morphine …

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India & ATK Mohun Bagan defender Ashutosh Mehta fails dope test, banned for two years!

India and ATK Mohun Bagan defender Ashutosh Mehta is the first footballer playing in the Indian Super League to be handed a doping ban as he has been suspended for two years by the NADA’s Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel for flunking a dope test. Ashutosh Mehta has tested positive for morphine …

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