Drug Free Sport NZ - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

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 >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL