UKAD response to media reports

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Following media reports UKAD has released the following statement.

A UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) spokesperson said: “We are working with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to investigate claims relating to private testing carried out by British Cycling in 2011.

“UKAD is examining archives to confirm decisions that were taken in 2011 followed due process set by WADA.”

UK Anti-Doping

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

UK Anti-Doping’s functions include an education and information programme, athlete testing across more than 40 Olympic, Paralympic and professional sports, intelligence management and exclusive results management authority for the determination of anti-doping rule violations.

For more information on what we do, please click here.

UK Anti-Doping’s 2018-2022 Strategy
UK Anti-Doping launched its four-year Strategic Plan in 2018 focussed on protecting the right to enjoy doping-free sport through four key strategic objectives. These objectives are:

  • Catching those who cheat
  • Providing information and education
  • Working with sports
  • Influence anti-doping decision-making

To read the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, please click here.

The National Anti-Doping Panel

Operated by Sport Resolutions, the National Anti-Doping Panel is an independent tribunal responsible for adjudicating anti-doping disputes in sport in the UK.

For more information on the NADP, please visit the Sport Resolutions website.

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