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New Anti-doping Provisions Support Athlete Health First

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 2:33 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal has suspended rugby league player Sincere Harraway for one month after testing positive for THC, a psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis. Mr Harraway was tested by Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) after playing for the ... More >>

Paralympian Dan Buckingham Joins Anti-doping Board

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:12 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is delighted to announce the appointment of Paralympian Dan Buckingham to the Board for a term of five years from 5 April 2022. Dan represented New Zealand in wheelchair rugby as a Wheel Black for 16 years, seven ... More >>

Supplements Containing Prohibited Substances Found In Consumer NZ Investigation

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 1:56 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Six sports supplements containing illegal drugs were recently discovered for sale in a number of supplement stores in Aotearoa New Zealand thanks to an investigation by Consumer NZ. The contaminated supplements were found to contain drugs, including ... More >>

Greater Inclusion For Para Athletes And Clean Sport

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 11:16 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

A new collaboration between Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) and Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) aims to boost anti-doping support and inclusion for New Zealand’s Para athletes by 2024. Internationally, Para athletes and Para sport have experienced ... More >>

Collaborating For Clean Wins In Beijing

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 10:23 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) released its latest clean sport collaboration today with the launch of its Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics e-learning course. Developed in partnership with Sports Integrity Australia and United States ... More >>

Footballer Banned From Sport For Four Months For Doping Violation

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 5:37 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

A club footballer has received a four-month ban from all sport from the Sport Tribunal of New Zealand, backdated to 16 August 2021, after admitting the use and possession of Ibutamoren. Ibutamoren is a ‘Growth hormone secretagogue’, a class of drugs ... More >>

Drug Free Sport New Zealand Unites Clean Sport Leaders In New Athlete Commission

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 10:48 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Emma Twigg, Adam Blair and Ruby Tui are among the founding members of a new Athlete Commission established by Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) to keep athletes at the core of anti-doping in Aotearoa. The Commission, which met for the first time ... More >>

Tokyo Wrestling Hopeful Sanctioned For Steroids

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 11:50 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Wrestler Madhi Namdari has received a 3-year ban from all sport from the Sport Tribunal of New Zealand. His anti-doping violations were discovered after an out-of-competition test in March 2021 came back positive for Stanozolol, a result later confirmed by ... More >>

Research Partnership Set To Evolve Future Of Clean Sport In NZ

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 12:30 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is set to evolve the future of clean sport in New Zealand thanks to a new research partnership with Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Delving deep into clean sport beliefs and behaviours, the partnership unites ... More >>

Te Whakanui I Te Hākinakina Pūroi Kore I Te Reo Māori | Celebrating Clean Sport In Te Reo Māori

Friday, 17 September 2021, 5:12 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Former Silver Fern and clean sport advocate Jodi Brown last week praised the launch of Te Hākinakina Pūroi Kore 101, a new online course from Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) that teaches key clean sport concepts entirely in te reo Māori. Jodi, who ... More >>

Award-winning Clean Sport Education Coming To A School Near You – Launching Good Clean Sport School Toolkit

Friday, 7 May 2021, 9:57 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) brings award-winning clean sport education into New Zealand schools with today’s launch of the Good Clean Sport School Toolkit. Available to all intermediate and secondary schools, it provides five comprehensive ... More >>

Powerlifter Suspended For Two Years Anti-doping Rule Violation

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 11:33 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

The Sports Tribunal has suspended powerlifter Sean Winters for two years after testing positive for stimulant, octodrine, and its metabolite, heptaminol. His suspension is backdated to 19 July 2020. Mr Winters was tested while he was competing at the ... More >>

Athletes Let Down Once More By CAS Decision On Russia

Friday, 18 December 2020, 9:12 am | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) Chief Executive Nick Paterson says: “We welcome the decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) but remain frustrated by the result and disappointed for clean athletes around the world. “An athlete ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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