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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)

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About USADA

The Gold-Standard in Anti-Doping

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is the national anti-doping organization (NADO) in the United States for Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American, and Parapan American sport.The organization is charged with managing the anti-doping program, including in-competition and out-of-competition testing, results management processes, drug reference resources, and athlete education for all United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) recognized sport national governing bodies, their athletes, and events. USADA is also the administrator for the UFC Anti-Doping Program. Additionally, USADA contributes to the advancement of clean sport through scientific research and education and outreach initiatives focused on awareness and prevention.

Mission

Preserve the integrity of competition – Inspire true sport – Protect the rights of athletes

Vision

To be the guardian of the values and life lessons learned through true sport.

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ABOUT USADA VIDEO TRANSCRIPT

It starts with a simple but powerful mission for clean sport: preserve the integrity of competition, inspire true sport, and protect the rights of athletes. Guided by this mission, we stand with athletes and for athletes. From the start of their careers to the day they retire. When they first find their passion for sport, we are there to help them learn the lessons and values for success on and off the field. When they join the ranks of elite athletes, we are there with education and resources that help them navigate the anti-doping process. When their success makes them eligible for testing, we are there with a friendly face and consistent protocols to guide them through the process. When they have drug reference questions, we have experts a phone call away, and at the forefront of the effort to solve the most complex questions in anti-doping science. If they run into issues with the rules, we are there with a fair adjudication process that protects the rights of all athletes. And when the day comes for them to start a new journey, we are there to accept their retirement and recognize their commitment to clean sport. From the first whistle to the final buzzer, USADA works to preserve the integrity of competition, inspire true sport, and protect the rights of athletes.