IFA Anti-Doping Rules
Regarding to the World Anti-Doping Code (valid from 1.1.2015) the IFA Executive Board adopted the “IFA Anti-Doping Rules based on Wada’s Models of Best Practice for IFA Anti Doping Rules WADA_ valid from 1 January 2015 These Anti-Doping Rules apply to IFA and to each of its National Federations. They also apply to all Athletes, Athlete Support Personnel and other Persons, each of whom is deemed, as a condition of his/her membership, accreditation and/or participation in the sport, to have agreed to
be bound by these Anti-Doping Rules, and to have submitted to the authority of IFA to enforce these Anti-Doping Rules and to the jurisdiction of the hearing panels specified in Article 8 and Article 13 to hear and determine cases and appeals brought under these Anti-Doping Rules. Details can be found in the document.

List of Prohibited Substances and Methods
The 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods can be found here. The List, which is updated annually, comes into force on 1st January 2020. A summary of major modifications and explanatory notes can be found here.

The 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods , the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods can be found here.

IFA Test Distribution Plan (TDP)
IFA is doing Out-of-Competition testing (OOCT) as urine test and blood test as well as In-Competition testing (ICT).

Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE)
Athlete to complete sections 1, 5, 6 and 7; physician to complete sections 2, 3 and 4. THERAPEUTIC USE EXEMPTION (TUE) APPLICATION FORM

As an IFA automatically recognizes TUE decisions of other Anti-Doping Organizations.
you will automatically recognize
or MEO, do you publish a notice (at a minimum, by posting it in a conspicuous place on your website and sending it to WADA) that sets out clearly
(1) which Athletes coming under your jurisdiction are required to apply to you for a TUE, and when;
(2) which TUE decisions of other Anti-Doping Organizations you will automatically recognize in lieu of such application, in accordance with Article 7.1(a); and
(3) which TUE decisions of other Anti-Doping Organizations will have to be submitted to you for recognition, in accordance with Article 7.1(b) ?

IFA Testing Pool
Regarding to the IFA Anti-Doping regulation Article 5.6.6. IFA has established an IFA Anti-Doping Testing Pool.

IFA Annual Statistical Anti-Doping Report
As per Art. 14.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code IFA provides an annual statistical Anti-Doping report.
IFA Anti Doping Report 2018

World Anti-Doping Code
The World Anti-Doping Code can be found here.

WADA International Standards
The WADA International Standards can be found here.
These include the following Standards: Prohibited List, Testing, Therapeutic Use Exemptions, Laboratories, Protection of Privacy and Personal information.

WADA Educational Material
Therapeutic Use Exemptions
Athlete Whereabouts

Further information e.g. on:
– Harm of doping to the spirit of sport
– Risk of supplements
– Rights and responsibilities
– Consequences of doping – Sanctions
– Health consequences of doping
– Social consequences of doping



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