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International Anti-Doping Leaders stand with athletes

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 8:49 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Following the unprecedented outcry from the world’s athletes over the recent actions and decisions of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the leaders of 18 National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) came together for an emergency Summit, hosted by ... More >>

WADA urged to postpone decision regarding Russia

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 11:33 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand CEO Nick Paterson agrees with other International doping leaders that WADA should postpone its decision to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). “Kiwi athletes are expected to keep to the letter of the law, ... More >>

Runner banned for four years for importing EPO

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 3:23 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Brendon Keenan, a 44-year-old masters distance runner from Rotorua, has been banned from all sport for four years for possessing and attempting to use Erythropoietin (EPO), a substance prohibited in sport at all times. More >>

Three More Bans From Doping Investigation

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 3:49 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Three more NZ rugby players, Tukiterangi Raimona, Lionel Skipworth and Brandyn Laursen, have each been given two-year bans from sport by the New Zealand Rugby Judicial Committee. More >>

Powerlifter Given Four-Year Ban for Doping Offence

Friday, 6 July 2018, 3:31 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

New Zealand powerlifter, Dylan Turner, has been given a four-year ban from all sport by the Sports Tribunal of New Zealand following a positive doping test at the Waikato Bay of Plenty Powerlifting Championships in April 2018 More >>

School Boy Caught up in NZ Clenbuterol Investigation

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 3:45 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

School Boy Caught up in NZ Clenbuterol Investigation Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) says the four-year ban handed down by New Zealand Rugby to a schoolboy rugby player supports DFSNZ’s focus on increased education and awareness around performance ... More >>

Cross-Tasman Collaboration for Clean Sport

Friday, 29 June 2018, 2:31 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Australian and New Zealand anti-doping experts met in Canberra yesterday to discuss new ways to support clean athletes and detect doping in the region. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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