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.
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.
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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
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.