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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 >>

Sharapova’s two-year ban sends clear message

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 12:20 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Intentionally omitting information on doping control forms could end in a ban from all sport as demonstrated by the two-year ban handed down to former tennis number one Maria Sharapova. More >>

Former Wellington Club Rugby Player banned for six years

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:25 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

A former Wellington club and Wellington Maori rugby player has been banned from all sport for six years for using and distributing anabolic steroids. More >>

Kenya anti-doping bill is only the start

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 1:08 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Media Release April 20, 2016 NZ anti-doping chief says Kenya anti-doping bill is only the start More >>

Drug Free Sport NZ wins international awards

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 1:29 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

A ground-breaking E-Learning programme launched by Drug Free Sport NZ (DFSNZ) last month has been recognised, winning two major awards at the LearnX Impact Awards. More >>

New anti-doping e-learning programme launched

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 9:21 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport NZ has introduced a state-of-the-art e-learning programme to ensure that as many athletes as possible get access to anti-doping education. More >>

Women’s footballer banned from sport for six-months

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 11:03 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport NZ says the case of footballer banned from all sport for six months highlights the need for all athletes to make sure they exercise “utmost caution” when taking medications. More >>

Major advances in the fight against drugs in NZ sport

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:04 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Media Release 22 December 2015 Major advances in the fight against drugs in NZ sport More >>

Reformed doper delivers heartfelt warning to NZ athletes

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 9:45 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

For the first time ever, Drug Free Sport NZ has used a reformed doper to deliver a series of captivating video messages to warn New Zealand athletes about the perils of drug use. More >>

Supplement Use leads to sports ban

Friday, 10 July 2015, 3:51 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal of New Zealand has given Touch Player Quentin Gardiner a 15 month ban from sport following a positive test recorded at the Touch nationals in March. More >>

New Zealand weightlifter banned from sport for eight years

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 2:59 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

A New Zealand weightlifter has been banned from participating in all sport for eight years for his “systematic and ongoing” attempts to evade drug testing. More >>

Drug Free Sport NZ officially recognises ban on Karl Murray

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:41 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport NZ has formally recognised a ban handed down to New Zealand cyclist Karl Murray for doping offences in New Caledonia. Mr Murray was banned from all sport for two years in April 2014 by the New Caledonia Anti-Doping Commission after returning ... More >>

Drug Free Sport NZ responds to Essendon ruling

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:17 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport NZ says yesterday's ruling on Essendon players by the Australian Football League’s Anti-Doping Tribunal provides valuable lessons for athletes, sporting clubs and anti-doping agencies. More >>

Tough new anti-doping laws to come into force

Monday, 15 December 2014, 12:35 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Tough new anti-doping rules come into force on January 1, 2015 which will see athletes who use performance enhancing drugs face longer bans from all sport. Changes have been made to New Zealand’s Sports Anti-Doping Rules to reflect the World Anti-Doping ... More >>

 

 

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