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DFSNZ calls for strong stand on clean athletes

Friday, 6 December 2019, 9:52 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) Chief Executive Nick Paterson says: “The Russian doping saga continues. Next week a critical decision will be made by WADA’s Executive Committee after its Compliance Review Committee (CRC) recommended that the Russian ... More >>

DFSNZ launches new online search tool to help athletes

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 4:10 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) has today launched the New Zealand version of Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO), an online search tool which will allow athletes to easily check the status of medication and ingredients on the World Anti-Doping ... More >>

Powerlifter suspended for anti-doping rule violation

Friday, 29 November 2019, 4:16 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal has suspended powerlifter Jason Anderson for two years after testing positive for tamoxifen. Mr Anderson’s suspension is backdated to 13 May 2019 – the date of Mr Anderson’s sample collection. More >>

Education Collaboration Leads to Better Athlete Outcomes

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:10 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Two new online courses for athletes and support personnel will soon be available, as the result of a collaboration between the United States Anti-Doping Agency, Drug Free Sport New Zealand and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority in Australia ... More >>

Drug Free Sport NZ holds its first anti-doping conference

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 9:35 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

The welfare of athletes and national sports organisations (NSOs) in anti-doping was the theme of Drug Free Sport New Zealand’s (DFSNZ) first annual anti-doping conference, held in Auckland last week. DFSNZ Chief Executive Nick Paterson says: "We were ... More >>

Anti-doping education pays dividends

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 1:45 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

A competitor at the 2019 Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand (OWNZ) National Championships recently demonstrated the value of anti-doping education by using Drug Free Sport NZ’s (DFSNZ) online tools, which revealed that a sponsor’s product listed an ... More >>

Masters Sprint Canoeist suspended for doping violation

Monday, 30 September 2019, 1:13 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal has suspended sprint canoeist Lee Marshall for two years after testing positive for androsterone, testosterone and 5Adiol. Mr Marshall’s suspension is backdated to 16 February 2019. More >>

Sports Anti-Doping Rules, and proposed new approach

Monday, 30 September 2019, 10:05 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport NZ (DFSNZ) is seeking comment on the 2020 Sports Anti-Doping Rules and a proposed new policy which would allow DFSNZ to consider its overall fight against doping when looking at potential anti-doping rule violation proceedings involving ... More >>

Powerlifter suspended for four years for doping violation

Monday, 15 July 2019, 11:21 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal has suspended powerlifter Hinewai Pouwhare-Anderson for four years after testing positive for clenbuterol. Clenbuterol is an anabolic agent used to lose weight while maintaining muscle mass. Ms Pouwhare-Anderson’s suspension ... More >>

New virtual reality doping control experience

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 1:03 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is launching a new virtual reality doping control experience, which will be available at Aon Maadi Cup at Lake Karapiro on 29-30 March. DFSNZ Chief Executive Nick Paterson says: “Use of this technology resonates with ... More >>

Anti-Doping Leaders call on watershed opportunity for reform

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 1:23 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Below is a statement supported by 20 National Anti-Doping organisations , including Drug Free Sport NZ. Quote from DFSNZ CE Nick Paterson: More >>

Statement on Sports Tribunal decision involving XYZ

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 4:54 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Given the media interest in the Sports Tribunal's decision on another NZ clenbuterol case involving XYZ (whose name is suppressed), Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) has prepared the following statement from Chief Executive Nick Paterson: More >>

Rugby league player suspended for seven months for cannabis

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 3:01 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal has suspended rugby league player Samuel Henry for seven months after testing positive for cannabis. Mr Henry’s suspension is backdated to 10 November 2018. “We know that cannabis is not generally performance-enhancing, but nonetheless ... More >>

Drug Free Sport NZ Statement on Russia

Wednesday, 2 January 2019, 12:08 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Nick Paterson says “Once more we are dismayed but not surprised that Russia has missed another deadline. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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