06/01/2023- Latest News

World Anti-Doping Agency – Prohibited list update

The WADA 2023 Prohibited list is now live, Jan 2023

  • The List designates the substances and methods that are prohibited in sport
  • The 2023 Prohibited List will come into effect on 1 January 2023
  • Tramadol will be prohibited in-competition from 1 January 2024

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recently released the 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (the List)Broken down into several categories, the List identifies which substances and methods are prohibited at all times, in-competition only, and within specific sports.

Following an extensive consultation period by WADA, the 2023 Prohibited List was published on 29 September 2022. 

While no major changes have been made, further examples of prohibited substances have been added to various categories of the 2023 Prohibited List. Please note, these are not new substances being added to the List for the first time but additional examples of substances that are already prohibited.

Please see the examples on the UK Anti-Doping web page here


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