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.
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.
Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the National Sports Tribunal to sanction Para Powerlifter Cristine Ashcroft for the Presence, Use, Use and/or Attempted Use, and Possession of Prohibited Substances.
Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of AusCycling to sanction BMX athlete Luke Marsh for the presence of Prohibited Substances or its metabolites or markers, and the use of Prohibited Substances.
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.
Sport Integrity Australia CEO David Sharpe has expressed disappointment for Australian athletes as a result of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision to reduce the four-year sanction on Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Hockey Australia, Sport Integrity Australia and the National Sports Tribunal have today reached an agreement to manage any complaints arising from the independent inquiry into HA’s Women’s High-Performance Program.
Sport Integrity Australia CEO David Sharpe believes MYEFO funding of a two year pilot program for an independent complaints and disputes resolution model will allow the agency to effectively respond to escalating and shifting integrity threats across sport, in particular child safeguarding issues.