2013 Major Changes to the WADA Prohibited List
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2013 Prohibited List.
The organization has also outlined noteworthy changes have been made to
the 2013 List compared to the 2012 version. Those changes are listed as
Rewording of section on Prohibited Methods
order to make Section M1 more encompassing so it includes all kinds of
manipulation of blood and blood components, the title and body of
Section M1 has been changed.
The title of M1 now reads
‘Manipulation of Blood and Blood Components’, while M2.3 has been
deleted as it is now included in this revised category under M1.3, which
reads “any form of intravascular manipulation of the blood or blood
components by physical or chemical means.”
Section M3, which covers gene doping, has also been reworded to provide a more precise definition of this prohibited method.
the request of the Confédération mondiale des sports de boules (CMSB),
Fédération Internationale des Quilleurs (FIQ), and Union Internationale
Motonautique (UIM), beta-blockers are no longer prohibited in the sports
of boules, ninepin and tenpin bowling, and powerboating.
Clarification of stimulants
give more clarity, under Section 6 for Stimulants it has been confirmed
that all optical isomers where relevant are prohibited.
order to reveal potential patterns of abuse, tapentadol has been added
to the Monitoring Program in 2013 under in-competition narcotics.