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The anti-doping rules

All members of (Your sporting organisation) are required to abide by New Zealand’s Sports Anti-Doping Rules. These rules reflect the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) World Anti-Doping Code.

In summary, the ten rule violations are:

  •   The presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete’s sample
  •   The use or attempted use by an athlete of a prohibited substance or method
  •   Evading testing or refusing to provide a sample for drug testing
  •   Failing to provide accurate and up-to-date whereabouts information or missing a test
  •   Tampering or attempting to tamper with any part of the doping control process
  •   Possessing prohibited substances or methods
  •   Trafficking or attempting to traffic any prohibited substance or method
  •   Administering or attempting to administer a prohibited substance or method to an athlete
  •   Covering up an anti-doping rule violation
  •   An athlete associating with someone, such as a coach or medical professional, who has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation or equivalent