WADA and NADA: Institutional Framework around Doping

May 19, 2016

At international level, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has been established in 1999 at Lausanne, Switzerland under the “Declaration of Lausanne” to coordinate, promote and monitor the fight against drugs in sports. Its headquarters are located at Montreal, Canada. At national level, many countries have their own anti-doping...

Doping: Meaning, Various Doping Substances and Detection of Doping

May 19, 2016

In sports, use of any illegal performance enhancing drugs or methods is called doping. Use of drugs and unfair means is “unethical”, “creates health problems in athletes” and “goes against the spirit of sports”. Any substance, which meets any two of these three criteria are generally banned....