The Prohibited List
The Prohibited List identifies the substances and methods that aren’t permissible in and out of competition.
It is usually updated at the start of every calendar year but amendments might also be made throughout the year. The latest version will come into effect on 1st January 2023, which can be found on the WADA website.
UK Anti-Doping have also provided a summary of any major changes. Click here to view.
It lets athletes know whether products are prohibited always or in competition only. All athletes must make sure that they understand what is meant by the ‘In-Competition Period’.
In summary ‘Your Body, your Responsibility’.
Athletes are solely responsible for any banned substance used, or attempted use or that is found in the athlete’s body, regardless of how it got there or whether there was an intention to cheat or not.