With more than 15’000 samples collected in 2018, CADF is still the organization which performed the largest Anti-Doping testing program in comparison with the other Sport Organizations, as reported in the latest World Anti-Doping Agency statistics. CADF management maintains an excellent collaboration with WADA and is involved in various experts’ groups (Intelligence, TDSSA….) and provides inputs whenever necessary. This is a recognition by the international anti-doping community of CADF’s commitment in the fight against doping. The collaboration with the National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) also reached another level with the signature of 27 sharing agreements up to day, 4 testing cooperation agreements in the framework of specific events and an increased coordination of out-of-competition tests with relevant NADOs. The CADF also increased its relationship with the other NADOs’ intelligence and investigations departments. In that respect, CADF visited Anti-Doping Denmark and UK Anti-Doping to exchange on various topics and discuss further possible... Read More
As part of Athlete Biological Passport (*) programme carried out by CADF, the rider Jaime Roson Garcia was found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation (Use of a prohibited substance) by the UCI Anti-Doping Tribunal based on abnormalities detected in his Biological Passport and imposed a 4-year period of ineligibility. The UCI announcement is available on the UCI website : https://www.uci.org/inside-uci/press-releases/uci-statement-on-jaime-roson-garcia (*) An Athlete Biological Passport is an individual, electronic record for each rider, in which the results of all doping tests collected in the framework of this programme over a period of time are collated.
Between 11th and 13th January 2019, the CADF organised its certification seminar for Doping Control Officers (DCOs) at the Centre of Research & Expertise in Anti-Doping Sciences (REDs) in the University of Lausanne. 54 DCOs, including 5 new members, coming from 27 different countries attended this very important seminar that takes place every 2 years.
CADF collaborates with the UCI in the framework of the implementation of the tramadol ban Links to UCI Press Release
To Riders and Support Personnel The 2019 Prohibited List comes into effect on 1 January 2019. It is highly recommended that all Riders and Support Staff take the time to familiarize themselves with this important information. (Several languages below)
The Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), the independent body mandated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to define and carry out the fight against doping in cycling, has today signed a landmark agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services, the world’s leading provider of monitoring solutions that support the fight against betting-related match-fixing and corruption.
An out-of-competition doping control that was planned and carried out by the CADF on 31 July 2018 on the Belarusian rider Kanstantsin Siutsou returned an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for Erythropoietin*. The rider was provisionally suspended by the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) and a press release was published on the UCI website (http://www.uci.org/inside-uci/press-releases/uci-statement-on-kanstantsin-siutsou). * Erythropoietin is classified as “Peptide Hormones, Growth Factors, Related Substances and Mimetics (S2)” as per the World Anti-Doping Prohibited List
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Aigle, Switzerland, July 4th, 2018 – Today, the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), the independent organisation mandated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to define and manage the fight against doping in cycling, announced its strategy for the 2018 Tour de France starting on Saturday 7th July, which will be implemented in close cooperation with the Agence Française de Lutte contre le Dopage (AFLD), the National Anti-Doping Organisation of France.
On 14 June 2018, the CADF Funding Committee met in Geneva and welcomed two new members : Amina Lanaya, Director General of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Luc Gheysens, representing the race organisers’ association (AIOCC).