TrueSport Teams Up with Seven Additional National Governing Body Partners to Provide Expert-Driven Content to Youth Sport Communities

December 19, 2018 TrueSport®, a positive youth sports movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), has announced partnerships with seven additional National Governing Bodies (NGBs) of Sport, joining 16 NGB partners who currently participate in the TrueSport content program. TrueSport welcomes partnerships with the following NGBs: USA Archery USA Baseball USA Bobsled and Skeleton…

USADA Names Skip Gilbert as Managing Director of Operations, Marketing, and Development

December 18, 2018 The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) is pleased to announce that Skip Gilbert has joined USADA as its Managing Director of Operations, Marketing, and Development. Within this capacity, Gilbert will oversee USADA’s Olympic Testing and Client Services operations, while also supporting marketing and development efforts for the organization’s TrueSport division. An experienced executive,…

TrueSport Coach Expert Panel Featured at United States Olympic Committee Youth Sport Symposium

December 17, 2018 At the inaugural American Development Model (ADM) and Youth Sport Symposium hosted by the United States Olympic Committee, coaches from around the country joined TrueSport® to learn why and how to incorporate values-based education in youth sports. “We’ve identified a critical need to prioritize life-skills based education in the field with parents,…

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Statement from USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart on the IAAF’s Decision to Uphold Russia’s Ban from Athletics

“Over the past three years the IAAF has shown to be the beacon of hope for all sports organizations by taking a lead in addressing doping, standing up for clean athletes by suspending Russia, setting up the truly independent and pioneering Athletics Integrity Unit, and consistently pursuing cases for dopers of Russia’s state-sponsored doping regime. Following the IOC and WADA’s cowardly decision to reinstate…

USADA and Global Organizations Collaborate to Elevate Anti-Doping Education and Athlete Voice at WADA Education Conference

November 13, 2018 The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) recently partnered with the China Anti-Doping Agency (CHINADA) to host the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Global Education Conference in Beijing, China. The Conference united anti-doping organizations worldwide in a collaborative effort to elevate anti-doping education, while also highlighting the need for greater athlete involvement to ensure that…

The Washington Anti-Doping Summit Declaration

Roundtable on Advancing International Commitment to Clean Sport and Fair Play: Reforming the World Anti-Doping Agency   WASHINGTON D.C. (October 31, 2018) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established in 1999 by governments and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to safeguard the rights of athletes and promote and protect drug-free sport. WADA’s mission has never…

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International Anti-Doping Leaders stand united with international athlete community in calling for meaningful Reform of WADA Governance

International anti-doping leaders convene for emergency Paris Summit to discuss state of WADA-led anti-doping system and increasingly urgent need to restore faith in the global regulator; In a clear display of solidarity with athletes, leaders commit to continue to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with global athlete community, urging them not to lose faith in system;…