Adverse analytical finding - In-competition test

Adverse analytical finding - In-competition test

Cycling South Africa reports that Timothy Abbot has returned an adverse analytical finding from an in-competition test conducted by the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) on 26 December 2015. The analytical report received from the Laboratory confirmed the presence of 5alpha-androstane-3-alpha,17beta-diol (5alphaAdiol) and 5beta-androstane-3alpha,17beta-diol (5betaAdiol) in his urine sample.

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Contribute to a clean sport and a clear conscience

Contribute to a clean sport and a clear conscience

One of the most crucial elements of being a performance athlete and pushing your body to its limits is to be fully aware of what supplements, herbal remedies and medication you are ingesting. Please view the South African institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) information on Supplements at the following link: http://www.drugfreesport.org.za/education-2/supplements-and-their-risks/ and the SAIDS Supplement Position Statement at: http://www.drugfreesport.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/SAIDS-Position-Statement-ADULTS-version4.pdf. Furthermore, SAIDS and/or WADA or any other anti-doping agency would never approve or endorse supplements. We advise athletes to take great caution when using any type of supplement.

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Special Note for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD TUE Applications

Special Note for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD TUE Applications

Athletes with ADHD who have been prescribed the use of a substance that is prohibited and need to apply for a Theraputic Use Exemption (TUE), should take note of important information from the WADA Medical Information to  Support  the Decisions of  TUE Committees on  the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)  in  Children  and  Adults.

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