Integrity Blog

  • 31 May 2022

    Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) are a group of experimental medicines claiming to build muscle mass and bone density without the side effects of steroids. They are not only banned in sport, but many have not undergone clinical trials and SARMs that have not been deemed fit for human consumption.

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  • 23 May 2022

    Ibutamoren, also known as MK 677 and Nutrobal, is a substance banned in sport and has a range of dangerous side effects.

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  • 11 March 2022

    The Athlete Advisory Group will inform Sport Integrity Australia’s strategic direction and shape education strategies through their insights into the pressures and influences that can threaten the integrity of sport.

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  • 16 February 2022

    Medicinal Cannabis - what you need to know.

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  • 16 February 2022

    Athletes prescribed cannabinoid-containing products by a Medical Practitioner to treat a medical condition may be able to apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE).

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  • 11 February 2022

    Sport Integrity Australia is aware of a number of wellness clinics offering IV infusions for wellbeing, lifestyle or hangover recovery purposes.

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  • 22 December 2021

    Reminder the 2022 Prohibited List comes into effect on 1 January 2022 and Sport Integrity Australia’s online course 2022 Annual Update is now live.

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  • 21 December 2021

    The Sport Integrity Australia office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year holidays from Saturday, 25 December and re-opening on Tuesday, 4 January 2022.

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  • 07 December 2021

    Our Education team has done it again - winning 3 Platinum 2021 LearnX awards for their new Decision Making in Sport Virtual Reality Experience.

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  • 22 November 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia has today released its Beijing Winter Games eLearning Course to help Australia achieve a Clean, Fair Games.

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  • 09 November 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia, together with 23 other major sporting organisations from around Australia, has teamed with the eSafety Commissioner to help combat online abuse in sport.

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  • 29 October 2021

    Blood is the vital fluid delivering essential substances like oxygen and nutrients to our body’s cells. Made up of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets, it’s constantly circulating through our body as the moving force we need in order to exist. Blood testing is also a vital part of the anti-doping repertoire.

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  • 29 October 2021

    To mark National Children’s Week, Sport Integrity Australia has today launched its inaugural Child Safeguarding in Sport Induction e-Learning course.

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  • 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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  • 15 October 2021

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2022 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the 2022 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2022 Monitoring Program. The new list comes into force on 1 January 2022.

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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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