ANTI-DOPING: The Rules

As approved by the Board of BF, the Anti-Doping rules of British Fencing are the UK Anti-Doping Rules published by UK Anti-Doping (or its successor), as amended from time to time.

https://ukad.org.uk/resources/document/uk-anti-doping-rules

ANTI-DOPING: THE BIG PICTURE

There are many organisations that work hard to protect sport. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is responsible for leading the collaborative world-wide campaign for clean sport. Established in 1999 as an independent agency and funded by both sport and governments, it manages the development of the World Anti-Doping Code. The Code aims to harmonise all anti-doping policies ensuring that athletes and athlete support personnel are treated fairly and consistently.

The aims of the 2015 Code and WADA are to:

  • protect the Athletes’ fundamental right to participate in doping-free sport and thus promote health, fairness and equality for Athletes worldwide, and
  • ensure harmonised, coordinated and effective anti-doping programmes at the international and national level with regard to detection, deterrence and prevention of doping

In the UK, British Fencing works in partnership with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to prevent doping.

UKAD is the national anti-doping agency for the UK, dedicated to protecting a culture of clean sport – it achieves this through implementing education and testing programmes, gathering and developing intelligence, and prosecuting those found to have committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation.

UKAD is responsible for ensuring sports bodies in the UK are compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code through the implementation and management of the UK’s National Anti-Doping Policy.

Parents’ Guide to Support Clean Sport

100% ME – SUPPORTING ATHLETES TO BE CLEAN

100% me is UK Anti-Doping’s education programme for athletes – designed to provide information resources, education sessions and general advice to athletes throughout their sporting careers.

Find out about 100% me in the dedicated Athlete Zone [www.100percentme.co.uk] of the UKAD website.

What is Strict Liability

What are the Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVS)

Managing Inadvertent Doping Risks

Help Keep Sport Clean

Useful Links and Resources

CDP for Coaches

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