Liability for missing tests under the WADA Code

Davies, Chris (2020) Liability for missing tests under the WADA Code. International Sports Law Review, 20 (3). pp. 38-46.

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Under the World Anti-Doping Code athletes can be tested out of competition and must provide the relevant anti-doping body with information regarding their whereabouts. If an athlete is not at the nominated place at the time she or he has indicated, it is considered to be a missed test. Three missed tests within a 12-month period without compelling justification will be considered an anti-doping rule violation with the athlete facing a possible ban. While having athletes banned for refusing or missing tests may seem harsh, an examination of a variety of cases indicates that such suspensions are necessary for the integrity of the Code.

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