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Drug Free Sport New Zealand And Sport Integrity Australia Education Collaboration Wins Recognition

Friday, 25 September 2020, 1:28 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Two of Drug Free Sport New Zealand’s (DFSNZ) Education resources have won accolades at the 2020 LearnX Live! Summit and Awards Show, held virtually on 17 September 2020. The Health Effects of Doping augmented reality app, and the Clean Sport 101 online ... More >>

DFSNZ Launches World-first Te Reo Māori Anti-doping Videos

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9:54 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori this week by launching a new video resource in te reo Māori, and enjoyed a Māori language moment on Monday. “This week we’re releasing a video which was originally developed ... More >>

Drug Free Sport New Zealand Welcomes Findings Of Review Into School Rugby Anti-doping Programme

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 12:24 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

An independent review commissioned by Drug Free Sport New Zealand’s (DFSNZ) into its anti-doping programme in school rugby has concluded that DFSNZ’s education programmes in schools should be expanded, and the current limited testing at the ... More >>

Drug Free Sport New Zealand Asks For More From WADA

Friday, 4 September 2020, 8:57 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) Chief Executive Nick Paterson has joined other national anti-doping organisations in calling for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to go “further and faster” with reforms to improve governance, independence and ... More >>

New Chair For Drug Free Sport New Zealand

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 12:33 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

  Timothy Castle has been appointed as the new chair of Drug Free Sport New Zealand, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. A member of the board for five years, Timothy Castle is an experienced barrister specialising ... More >>

Surf Life Saver Suspended For Nine Months For Anti-doping Rule Violation

Monday, 3 August 2020, 2:16 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal has suspended surf life saver John Elsmore for nine months after testing positive for cannabis. Mr Elsmore’s suspension is backdated to 14 March 2020. Mr Elsmore was tested after winning the Surf Canoe Long Course – Open Male ... More >>

Help Keep Sport “Kiwi” By Taking The 101 - DFSNZ Launches Clean Sport 101

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 12:51 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is encouraging club level sports people to “take the 101” and learn how the sports anti-doping rules apply to them. Launched today and supported by a social media campaign fronted by former All Black and DFSNZ Board ... More >>

Gymnast Suspended For Anti-doping Rule Violation

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 1:32 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

  The Sports Tribunal has suspended gymnast Batuhan Yazici for two years after testing positive for ritalin. Mr Yazici’s suspension is backdated to 5 October 2019. Mr Yazici was tested while he was competing at the 2019 New Zealand Gymnastics ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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