In light of significant and ongoing advancements in laboratory testing methods, USADA is retesting stored samples using the latest technologies, which empower more sensitive screening and longer detection windows. Under the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code, USADA can retest stored urine and blood samples for up to 10 years, which helps to deter doping by ensuring…
Protecting clean athletes’ rights by detecting and deterring the use of dangerous, banned performance-enhancing substances and methods is at the core of what USADA does.
Athletes under USADA’s jurisdiction are prohibited from using the substances and methods found on the WADA Prohibited List and are responsible for what is in their bodies at all times.
USADA is here to help athletes understand their responsibilities regarding prohibited substances and methods, providing numerous drug reference resources to make things as simple as possible for athletes and their support personnel.