Anti-Doping Community

WADA, as custodian of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), has the duty to monitor stakeholder activities in relation to the Code and act to ensure the integrity of the Code. 

In this section, you will find out how WADA oversees and works in cooperation with each stakeholders groups as well as understanding the roles and responsibilities of each these goups to ensure the success of the fight against doping in sport and the respect of the Code.

International Federations

Anti-doping activities required of International Federations (IFs) by the Code include conducting testing at their competitions and out-of-competition; providing education programs; and sanctioning those who commit anti-doping rule violations.

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National Anti-Doping Organizations

National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) are responsible for testing athletes     in- and out-of-competition within that nation’s borders; adjudicating anti-doping rules violations; and anti-doping education. 

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Accredited Laboratories

WADA accredited anti-doping laboratories are dedicated to the analysis of doping control samples collected from athletes. There are currently 35 WADA accredited laboratories worldwide.

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