MEDIA RELEASE   The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that its 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which was first published on 28 September 2018, enters into force today (1 January). The List, which is one of six International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition, and which substances are banned in particular sports. The List’s annual revision process is led by WADA, beginning with an initial meeting in January and concluding with the publication of the List by 1 October. This is an extensive consultation process that includes WADA’s List Expert Groupgathering information, circulating a draft List among stakeholders, taking their submissions into consideration and revising the draft, followed by review by the Agency’s Health, Medical and Research (HMR) Committee. The HMR Committee then makes its recommendation to the WADA Executive Committee, which approves the List during its September meeting. For a substance or method to...

In the context of the prevention program "TOGETHER AGAINST DOPING" the National Anti Doping Agency of Germany (NADA) in cooperation with the Athletes Commission of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) has edited and refined the Cologne List® of the Olympic Training Site Rhineland (OSP Rheinland). Amongst others, users will find advanced security features. As contaminated or counterfeit dietary supplements are regularly found, these innovations are particularly important for testing pool athletes who rely on such products. For example, the newly established "service for testing pool athletes" includes a nutritional check-up and a label check of dietary supplements products. In addition, a list of relevant certificates as well as an "availability service" of tested products is now provided by the Cologne List®. With the new service companies may also link their products' entry on the Cologne List® to the manufacturer's own shop. Prerequisite: Only products from a tested batch can be purchased...

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