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

All-Russian athletics federation following the materials provided by Disciplinary anti-doping Committee, rendered a decision that made athlete Idrisov Mikhail ineligible for 4 years for the anti-doping rules violation, the period commencing on June 19, 2015, athlete Khokhlov Evgeniy for 4 years for the anti-doping rules violation, the period commencing on June 22, 2015, athlete Schemerova Tamara for 4 years for the anti-doping rules violation, the period commencing on June 30, 2016.
Russian weightlifting federation, following the materials provided by Disciplinary anti-doping Committee, rendered a decision that made athlete Kozyrev Alik ineligible for 4 years for anti-doping rules violation, the period commencing on July 27, 2015, athlete Kasabiev Aleksander for 4 years for anti-doping rules violation, the period commencing on July 27, 2015, athlete Abdulgashumov Asali for 4 years for anti-doping rules violation, the period commencing on August 18, 2015.
Russian weightlifting federation, following the materials provided by Disciplinary anti-doping Committee, rendered a decision that made athlete Semenova Viktoriya ineligible for 8 years for repeated anti-doping rules violation, the period commencing on August 12, 2015.

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

Dear colleagues! Please take a note that from the 1st of January 2016 Meldonium (Mildronat) will be prohibited both in in-completion and in out-of-competition period. Meldonium is added to the Class S4 (HORMONE AND METABOLIC MODULATORS) of the WADA Prohibited List 2016. Athletes must stop taking this substance in advance, as of the 1st of January 2016 the detection of this substance in the Athlete's sample would be considered as an anti-doping rules violation.