WADA approves 2007 List of Prohibited Substances

FasterSkierOctober 2, 2006

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee, of which FIS President Gian-Franco Kasper is a member, has approved the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2007. The 2007 List is valid for the upcoming 2006/2007 season includes only minor modifications and is now online.

View The List at the WADA website: http://www.wada-ama.org/en/prohibitedlist.ch2

In addition, the WADA Executive Committee decided not to add artificially-induced hypoxic conditions to the 2007 List. “We have concerns about the method, especially because it may pose health risks if not properly implemented and under medical supervision. However, the practical implementation of a ban is just too difficult at this time,” noted Mr. Kasper.

In 2006, WADA will spend US$ 5.4 million on scientific research in 2006, including 25 new projects that were approved by the Executive Board last weekend. WADA-sponsored research is targeted at identifying and detecting doping substances and methods. An example of such research is the development and validation of a detection method for hemoglobin based oxygen carriers (HBOCs) and the research currently underway on the impact of altitude on hemoglobin values.

Source: FIS


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