Media Statements

  • 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.

    • Integrity Blog
  • 16 September 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision made by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to maintain the 2 year sanction imposed on Shayna Jack following an appeal process.

    • Media Statement
  • 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.

    • Integrity Blog
  • 03 September 2021

    The Swimming Australia Board agreed yesterday to work towards adopting the National Integrity Framework (NIF), including the operation of an independent complaints handling process to be managed by Sport Integrity Australia.  

    • Media Statement
  • 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.

    • Integrity Blog
  • 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.

    • Integrity Blog
  • 19 August 2021

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

    • Integrity Blog
  • 19 August 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Australian Weightlifting Federation Ltd (AWF)  to impose an additional four-year ban on athlete Brendan Southwick for breaching his period of ineligibility.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 26 July 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the QRL Anti-Doping Tribunal to sanction athlete Heath Wilson for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance, the use of a prohibited substance, and tampering or attempted tampering with any part of Doping Control.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 08 July 2021

    Sport Integrity Australia today acknowledges the decision of Football Australia to impose a three-year ban on athlete Evan Tsakos for the presence, use, possession (2 separate violations), and attempted use of prohibited substances.

    • Doping Violation Update
  • 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