Comparing Approaches to Anti-Doping: WADA, MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL & UFC: Part 3
The purpose of this series of articles is to review and compare the approach to key aspects of anti-doping policy taken by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the World Anti-Doping Code (the WADA Code), the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The first and second instalments of this article (available here and here) compared the following:
- Governance and drafting;
- Participation at the Olympics and Winter Olympics
- Testing; and
- Types of offence.
- Dispute resolution;
- Confidentiality and publication;
- Substances of abuse; and
- Therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs).
This third and final instalment will compare the approaches taken to sanctions, defences and additional consequences.
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- Tags: Anti-Doping | Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRV) | Court of Arbitration for Sport | Cycling | Dispute Resolution | Governance | Integrity | Investigations | MLB | NBA | NFL | NHL | Regulation | Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) | UFC | USADA | WADA | World Anti-Doping Code
- CAS as the Guardian of the Validity of Anti-Doping Science?
- Do WADA’s International Standards sufficiently protect athletes’ personal data?
- What will the Rodchenkov Act mean for the fight against international doping in sport?
- 2021 WADA Code – Reduced Sanctions For Substances Of Abuse, Multiple Violations And Recreational Athletes
- The FA V Nathaniel Mendez-Laing – A New Approach To Substances Of Abuse In Sport