Overview of the Irish Anti-Doping Programme
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Overview of the Irish Anti-Doping Programme

WADA 2015 Code . What you need to know . Sanctions. Consequences/sanctions . The minimum sanction for intentional cheating is now 4 years for the first offence . To get any reduction in sanction from 2 years, athletes must have substantial proof that they were not at fault or intending to cheat .

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Overview of the Irish Anti-Doping Programme

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WADA 2015 Code

What you need to know

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Sanctions

Consequences/sanctions

The minimum sanction for intentional cheating is now 4 years for the first offence

To get any reduction in sanction from 2 years, athletes must have substantial proof that they were not at fault or intending to cheat

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Anti-Doping Rule Violations

There are now 10 ADRVs (previously there were 8). The new ADRVs are:

Complicity:

e.g. helping to cover up an ADRV or avoid detection

Prohibited Association

: e.g. working with a person such as a coach, doctor,

physio

or agent who is currently serving a ban or has been convicted in criminal or disciplinary proceedings that would constitute doping

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Whereabouts

From 1 January 2015, if you receive 3 whereabouts failures (missed tests and/or filing failures) within a 12-month period you will receive a 2-year ban. It was previously 18 months.

Any current Whereabouts strikes remain valid when the 2015 Code comes into effect.

 

Important:

Athletes charged with a Whereabouts violation will not be considered for a reduction in their ban if they have a pattern of last minute Whereabouts updates.

The 60 minute time slot from 1

st

of January 2015 can be from 5am to 11pm.

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Contaminated Product

The issue of contaminated products has been acknowledged.

If an athlete can establish no significant fault or negligence then the sanction can range from a reprimand to a maximum of 2 years.

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TUE’S

If you are an International athlete (as defined by your International Federation) and you require a TUE then you must apply to your International Federation. If you compete at National level then apply to the Irish Sports Council.

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Case Management

From January 2015 the Irish Sports Council may prosecute the case of any ADRV’S if your NGB has signed an agreement with the Sports Council to do so.

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Anti-Doping Programmes

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Strict Liability

Your Body.

Your Responsibility.

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Doping Violations

Presence of a

Prohibited Substance

in an

Athlete’s

Sample

 

Use

or

Attempted Use

by an

Athlete

of a

Prohibited Substance

or a

Prohibited Method

 Refusing or failing to do a drug test after notification

 Committing Three

Whereabouts Failure

s (Filing Failures or Missed Tests) in 12 months

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Doping Violations cont…

Tampering

 

Possession

of

Prohibited Substances

and/or

Prohibited Methods

 

Trafficking

in any

Prohibited Substance

or

Prohibited Method

 Administration to an

Athlete

of any

Prohibited Method

or

Prohibited Substance

; assisting, encouraging, aiding, abetting, covering up

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Two New Anti-Doping Violations

9.

Complicity

-

Involvement in an ADRV committed by another person

, such as helping to cover up that ADRV or avoid detection, will be sanctioned in the same way as that violation.

10.

Prohibited Association

-

Associating with a person such as a coach, doctor or physio who has been found guilty of an ADRV

or equivalent offence to a doping violation will be sanctioned with a ban of up to 2 years

.

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Consequences of not adhering to Anti-Doping Procedures

Suspension from sport – 4 years to life

Other Consequences – Time, Media etc

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Sanctions

If an athlete/coach is sanctioned for a positive test they will not be allowed to train with a club, participate, coach or administer the sport , or any other sport that is signed up to the WADA Code, while under sanction.

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Coaches or Athlete Support Team

Can be sanctioned under the Irish Anti-Doping Rules

Tampering or Attempted Tampering

Possession

Trafficking or Attempted Trafficking

Administration or Attempted Administration, or assisting, encouraging, aiding, abetting, covering up or any other type of complicity

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Athlete Notification

AFTER an athlete competes/finishes training a tester will verbally inform them that they need to do a drugs test

They will be asked to sign the Doping Control Form

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The WADA Prohibited List

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WADA Prohibited List

the banned list’

Drug tests check for

categories

of substances and methods on this list

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Substances/Methods are banned for 3 reasons:

Performance Enhancement

Endangers the Health of Athletes/Players

Against the Spirit of Sport

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Recreational Drugs (including Cannabis) are on the Prohibited List

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The Simple Advice…

Your players must check all their prescribed and over-the-counter medications

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Republic of Ireland

www.eirpharm.com

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ISC Medication Checker App

Links to www.eirpharm.com

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Northern Ireland, USA, UK

www.globaldro.com

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Pseudoephedrine

Talk to a pharmacist about the use of alternative permitted medications for therapeutic use during in-competition periods

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GUESS which are prohibited?

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Which of the following are prohibited?

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Which of the following are prohibited?

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Which of the following are prohibited?

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The Same?

Republic of Ireland

America

PROHIBITED!!!!!!

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Travelling Abroad…advice to players

Bring a supply from home of any prescribed medications or over-the-counter medications you may need

If your player needs to purchase a medication overseas – you need to check if it is permitted in the country where it is purchased

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TUE Advice

Ring/Email the Irish Sports Council or the TUE Secretariat

01 860 8818, tue@irishsportscouncil.ie

The player’s PRESCRIBING doctor needs to sign the form, and give the MEDICAL FILE details

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2014 ISC Testing Statistics

National Testing Programme increased by 186 tests (an increase of 18%)

- Blood Testing figures increased by 31%

- In Competition tests accounted for 25% of National Testing Programme, Out of Competition tests accounted for 75% of National Testing Programme

- Whereabouts Mobile App was launched for all Registered Testing Pool (RTP) athletes

- In 2014, 35% of whereabouts submissions by athletes were provided through this website based app.

- Whereabouts Failures decreased by 80% (18 Whereabouts Failures in 2013 and 4 in 2014)

- Unsuccessful attempts on team sports decreased by 29%

- Unsuccessful attempts on the Registered Testing Pool increased by 12%

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Resources

Real winner online programme

Play True Quiz

2015 Wallet card

www.irishsportscouncil.ie

www.wada.org

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Online Submission Form

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Contact

ADO-contact details

michaelmoloney@olympichandball.org

ioha@olympichandball.org

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