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Karl Murray handed eight-year ban for second doping offence

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 3:56 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Cyclist Karl Murray has received an eight-year ban from all sport, imposed by the Sports Tribunal of New Zealand after he tested positive for clenbuterol at the Tour of Northland on 18 March 2017. More >>

Rugby player banned for two years for methamphetamine

Monday, 23 April 2018, 1:36 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The New Zealand Rugby Judicial Committee has today released its decision in the case of Manawatu Cyclones rugby player Aroha Nuku following a positive test for methamphetamine. More >>

League player accepts 18-mth ban after two positive tests

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 12:15 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

NZRL National Premiership team Akarana Falcons will be without prop Siliga Kepaoa for the upcoming season following two positive tests for the prohibited substance Higenamine. More >>

Drug Free Sport NZ welcomes CAS decision on cyclist

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 7:03 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Cyclist Karl Murray has received a two-year restart of his first anti-doping rule violation (ADRV) after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) found in favour of Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) who alleged he coached two young cyclists while ... More >>

Former NBL basketball player gets 4-year ban for doping

Monday, 18 December 2017, 12:33 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Basketball player Gareth Dawson has been banned from all sport for four years after testing positive for the prohibited substance Higenamine, in what is his second anti-doping rule violation. More >>

Doping proceedings against multiple NZ athletes

Saturday, 9 December 2017, 10:56 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand starts proceedings against multiple athletes Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) has initiated proceedings before both the Sports Tribunal of New Zealand and the New Zealand Rugby Judicial Committee after finding evidence ... More >>

NBL Basketball player receives one year ban

Friday, 10 November 2017, 12:38 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Wellington Saints basketball player Jordan Mills has been banned from all sport for 12 months after testing positive for prohibited asthma medication terbutaline (otherwise known as Bricanyl). More >>

Cyclist Karl Murray Committed Further Doping Violation

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 12:13 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal of New Zealand has found cyclist Karl Murray committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) after testing positive for clenbuterol, an anabolic agent. The finding came as a result of testing at the Tour of Northland on March 18, 2017 ... More >>

Doping Crisis Threatens 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:27 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Less than five months before the start of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, seventeen NADO (National Anti-Doping Organisation) leaders, including Drug Free Sport NZ chief executive Nick Paterson, held a fourth special meeting since the 2016 Rio Olympic ... More >>

NZ Barbarians National 1st XV Championship (Top Four) update

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:35 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

In light of the increased publicity around testing at the National 1st XV Rugby Tournament in Palmerston North in the second weekend of September, we have set out below some background to the process from here. More >>

Keven Mealamu Appointed to Drug Free Sport NZ Board

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 10:06 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is delighted to have secured the services of former All Black legend Keven Mealamu to the DFSNZ Board for a three year period from June 22. More >>

Drug Free Sport New Zealand announces new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 10:55 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) Board Chair Justice Warwick Gendall is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Paterson to the role of DFSNZ Chief Executive, effective from July 31. More >>

Drug Free Sport NZ CEO receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 9:33 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Outgoing Drug Free Sport NZ (DFSNZ) chief executive Graeme Steel has been honoured for his service to the sporting community in New Zealand, receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the NZ Sport and Recreation Awards in Auckland. More >>

Cricketer Banned From All Sport For Two Years

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 12:36 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal of New Zealand has banned cricketer Adam King for two years for possession and use of banned substances. The offending occurred over a ten-month period in 2014 and 2015. More >>

Cannabis use leads to six-month bans for two players

Friday, 17 February 2017, 4:44 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Two rugby league players from opposing teams in the same game have been handed a six-month ban from all sport by the Sports Tribunal of New Zealand after testing positive for cannabis. More >>

Powerlifting case emphasises danger of supplements

Monday, 19 December 2016, 4:33 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

A New Zealand powerlifting champion will be stripped of his national title after testing positive for a banned substance at the New Zealand Powerlifting Championships in August. More >>

Young rugby player handed two-year ban

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 2:20 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) acknowledges the two-year ban from all sport handed down to a young rugby player. The New Zealand Rugby Union Judicial Committee today released its decision in the case of Adam Jowsey, a rugby player from Hawkes ... More >>

Clean sport initiative to target high schools

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 11:28 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Some of New Zealand’s top high school athletes are in line to receive specialist clean sport education from 2017 with a new initiative for secondary schools launching this month. More >>

IOC not protecting the integrity of sport

Monday, 25 July 2016, 9:55 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is not holding back in its criticism of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision not to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics despite overwhelming evidence of state-sponsored doping. More >>

Support for strong international stance against Russia

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 11:20 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand supports the position of dozens of its peers in calling for a ban on Russian participation at the Rio Games after damning allegations of state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes were confirmed this morning. More >>

 

 

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