Media Statements

  • 17 June 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Athletics Australia to sanction athlete Melanie Panayiotou.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 15 June 2021

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

    • Integrity Blog
  • 02 June 2021

    Sport in Australia and globally has reached a point whereby athletes are demanding strong leadership and transparent governance processes to deal with issues threatening the integrity of sport. Good governance incorporates principles of transparency and independence whilst addressing conflicts of interest at all levels of sport. 

    • Media Statement
  • 01 June 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia will undertake an independent review of the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Program at the Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) following allegations of abuse and harm by a group of former athletes.

    • Media Statement
  • 27 May 2021

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

    • Integrity Blog
  • 11 May 2021

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

    • Integrity Blog
  • 10 May 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the NRL Anti-Doping Tribunal to sanction athlete Bronson Xerri for the presence of a prohibited substance and its metabolites, the use of a prohibited substance, and possession of a prohibited substance.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 05 May 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia’s new National Integrity Framework will help protect sporting organisations and participants – at all levels – from integrity threats, says Sport Integrity Australia CEO David Sharpe.

    • Media Statement
  • 03 May 2021

    Noting the global surge in abuse claims from athletes, CEO David Sharpe says the release of the report marks an opportunity for meaningful reform across sport.

    • Media Statement
  • 21 April 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the NRL Anti-Doping Tribunal to sanction athlete James Segeyaro for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance and the use of a prohibited substance.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 14 April 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the Australian Weightlifting Federation to sanction athlete Francois Etoundi for the failure to submit to sample collection.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 01 April 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Union Cycliste Internationale to sanction athlete Julie Barnett for the presence of the metabolite of a prohibited substance and use of a prohibited substance.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 23 March 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the NRL Anti-Doping Tribunal to impose a 4 year sanction in relation to Mr Bronson Xerri.

    • Media Statement
  • 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.

    • Integrity Blog
  • 22 March 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal to impose a two-year ban on athlete William Rioli for the anti-doping rule violations of the:

    Use of a prohibited method, namely urine substitution on 20 August 2019;
    Presence of a metabolite, a prohibited substance namely Carboxy-THC (11-nor-9-carboxy-delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol on 5 September 2019; and
    Use of a prohibited method, namely urine substitution on 5 September 2019.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 18 March 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Water Polo Australia to impose a three-month ban on athlete Matthew Murphy for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 04 March 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision handed down by the AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal in relation to West Coast Eagles player Mr William Rioli.

    • Media Statement
  • 02 March 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the National Rugby League (NRL) to impose a one-month ban on athlete Brent Naden for the presence of metabolites of a prohibited substance.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 18 February 2021

    Noting the significant community interest in this matter Sport Integrity Australia wishes to clarify some aspects of the anti-doping process, says Sport Integrity Australia CEO David Sharpe.

    • Media Statement
  • 18 February 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Sport Ireland to sanction athlete Ben Shaw for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance.

    • Doping Violation Update