Integrity Blog

  • 15 October 2021

    As athletes look for ways to fuel their performance, there is growing interest in Protein Fortified Foods (PFFs) like protein bars, balls and smoothies, in sports nutrition.

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  • 13 October 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia first opened its doors on 1 July 2020 at a time when the sporting landscape in Australia was unlike anything we’ve ever seen: COVID-19 was impacting sporting competitions and, indeed, their very survival was in doubt. This, coupled with growing global unrest around the treatment of athletes, presented challenges beyond comprehension. Here we look at how Sport Integrity Australia responded, and some key milestones for our first 12 months.

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  • 06 October 2021

    From 1 January 2022, all glucocorticoid injections will be prohibited in-competition. This is a new ruling making their classification consistent with oral glucocorticoid preparations.

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  • 01 October 2021

    Continuing to play sport as we age is regarded as an ideal facilitator of healthy ageing through enhanced physical, mental, and social wellbeing.

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  • 24 September 2021

    On 24 September 1921 a crowd of 10,000 people gathered at the Brisbane Cricket Ground (now the Gabba) to watch the first official publicised women’s football match in Australia between the North Brisbane Reds and the South Brisbane Blues.

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  • 06 September 2021

    Child safety must be embedded in every Australian sporting organisation’s culture and understood and implemented at all levels of the sport, says Sport Integrity Australia’s CEO David Sharpe.

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  • 02 September 2021

    There were no positive tests reported in the re-analysis of long-term storage samples of Australian athletes prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games.

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  • 02 September 2021

    Australia is a nation of sports lovers. Sport plays an important role in Australia’s culture. Our love of sport is reflected in the large numbers of people who play and participate in sport, attend sporting events or passionately watch their teams on television.

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  • 19 August 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia's Science and Medicine team is pretty excited about Science Week.

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  • 15 June 2021

    As of June 17, the Sport Integrity Australia Learning Management System will be co-branded with Play by the Rules.

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  • 27 May 2021

    RAD-140, also known as testolone or radarine, is a Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator (SARM) that is gaining notoriety.

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  • 11 May 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia has released a new online course to help Olympians, Paralympians.

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  • 23 March 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia is seeking to expand the membership of their Athlete Advisory Group to ensure a diverse representation of athlete views of integrity issues across all levels of sports.

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  • 18 February 2021

    Two years ago Thomas Carr was dreaming of playing in the NRL. He was 23, just back from ankle surgery and as fit as ever.

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  • 18 December 2020

    The Sport Integrity Australia office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year holidays from Friday, 25 December and re-opening on Monday, 4 January 2021. 
    Our testing program will continue to operate during the closure.

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  • 11 December 2020

    Each year the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the Prohibited List, which identifies the substances and methods that are prohibited in sport. It’s your responsibility to stay up to date with any changes that might affect you.

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  • 29 October 2020

    Sport Integrity Australia is proud to launch our Secondary Schools Resource Kit - designed to provide teachers with essential tools related to sport and integrity.

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  • 25 September 2020

    Changes introduced by the Therapeutic Goods Administration in relation to certain sports supplements is good news for Australian athletes.

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  • 24 September 2020

    For the past four years the Education team has been trailblazing a path using technology to deliver award-winning education to Australian athletes.

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  • 29 April 2020

    How a nine-month sanction from sport changed marathon runner Cassie Fien’s life.

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