Since the outbreak of COVID-19, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 11 March, the impact of the coronavirus on society and sport has been considerable.
Cycling is no exception, and this situation affects the activities of the entire cycling family worldwide.
With respect to anti-doping activities, the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), the independent organisation in charge of the anti-doping strategy for cycling, is taking the situation very seriously. Together with the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and the anti-doping community, the CADF is closely monitoring developments with the aim of continuing activities to protect clean cycling in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
Faced with this unprecedented situation, the CADF is adapting its anti-doping testing process and programme to remain in line with governmental measures and the guidance received from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
In response to growing media interest surrounding rider Jakob Fuglsang, Alexey Lutsenko and Dr Michele Ferrari, the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), the independent body mandated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to define and carry out anti-doping in the sport of cycling, would like to clarify a number of points.
The Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) continues to provide first-hand knowledge and expertise in global efforts for the protection of sport following the participation of Intelligence and Investigations Manager François Marclay as a panelist during the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) that took place at the Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland on 28 October 2019.
In response to the recent statement from the UCI, the CADF invites the global cycling community to voice their opinion on the future of anti-doping in cycling. Click here to read an open letter from the CADF Board. FUTUR DE LA LUTTE CONTRE LE DOPAGE DANS LE CYCLISME En réponse à la récente déclaration de l’UCI, la CADF invite l’ensemble de la communauté cycliste à exprimer son opinion sur l’avenir de la lutte contre le dopage dans le cyclisme. Cliquez ici pour lire une lettre ouverte du Conseil de la CADF.
The Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) is giving everyone an opportunity to report any doping-related suspicion about athletes, supporting staff or entourage. All e-mails will be treated confidentially. Thank you for your contribution to a clean sport of cycling.