Russian Anti-Doping Agency “RUSADA”

Our mission: to protect athletes’ health and their right to participate in doping free sport.

Our target: to create zero-tolerance attitude to doping in the Russian society.

Our tasks: to prevent and detect violations of anti-doping rules.

Press Releases

Russian Wrestling Federation, following the materials provided by RUSADA Disciplinary anti-doping Committee, rendered a decision that made athlete Khatuev Turpal ineligible for 2 years and athlete Munapov Adlan ineligible for 4 years for violation of art. 2.1 of the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules, the period commencing on November 03, 2015
Bobsleigh Federation of Russia, following the materials provided by RUSADA Disciplinary anti-doping Committee, rendered a decision that made athlete Trunenkov Dmitriy ineligible for 4 years for violation of art. 2.1 of the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules, the period commencing on April 19, 2016.
Russian rowing Federation, following the materials provided by RUSADA Disciplinary anti-doping Committee, rendered a decision that made athlete Solomentseva Yuliya ineligible for 1 year for violation of art. 2.4 of the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules, the period commencing on November 30, 2016.

Antidoping News

Russian Ministry of sport has approved changes in Anti-doping rules of the Russian Federation that were developed by Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA. Changes cover chapters 8 “Disciplinary proceedings” and 13 “Appeal”. These changes became necessary because for now appeals against RUSADA decisions should be applied directly to Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland. Moreover, some proceedings changes were made regarding the work of Anti-doping Disciplinary Committee.
In accordance with provisions of the International Standard for Testing and Investigations, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency RUSADA prepares a list of athletes included into the Extended Registered Testing Pool.
The decision of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency RUSADA on a lifetime ban for Viktor Chegin, a coach of the State institution for supplementary education “The V.M. Chegin Olympic Training Center for Race Walking of the Mordovian Republic”, was approved by the All-Russia Athletics Federation.

RUSADA Calendar

RUSADA continues to work with WADA, the Ministry of Sport and the Independent Public Anti-Doping Commission, together with other stakeholders, in bringing the organization back to compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code. RUSADA's progress towards compliance remains steady and positive.
RUSADA following the materials provided by Disciplinary anti-doping Committee, rendered a decision that made Starodubtseva Anastasiya (cycling) ineligible for 4 years for violation of art. 2.1 of the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules, the period commencing on June 19, 2015.
Official statement by RUSADA concerning the “The New York Times” article