WADA Archive


2012 IRB Anti-Doping Handbook Launched

Jan 31, 2012: Anti Doping Handbook Launched, Alain Rolland has been forced to withdraw from his appointment as Assistant Referee for the RBS 6 Nations match between Italy and England in Rome on February 11 due to a calf muscle strain. The Irishman, who refereed the Rugby World Cup 2007 Final and


WADA suspends Rio Lab accreditation for IRMS testing

Montreal, Jan 19, 2012 – Rio Lab accreditation, WADA has suspended the accreditation of the UFRJ Rio de Janeiro Doping Control Laboratory in Brazil specifically with regards to conducting isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS)’ testing on samples. The suspension is effective as of January 18, 2012 and prohibits the UFRJ Rio de Janeiro


ADAMS enhanced with new 3.0 Whereabouts module

Montreal (CANADA), WADA News, Nov 23, 2011: WADA has launched an improved module within the Anti-Doping Administration & Management System (ADAMS) that provides a more user-friendly and efficient Whereabouts interface for athletes (ADAMS enhanced). ADAMS 3.0 became operational on Nov. 22 after extensive testing by Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) and input from athletes.