The new Standards that will come into force


2021 Code Implementation Support Program


The Code 2021

Since its implementation on January 1, 2004, The Code has proven to be a powerful and effective tool in harmonizing anti-doping efforts around the world. This has been demonstrated by the overwhelming support of governments and sports in accepting the Code, in addition to the growing body of jurisprudence from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to support the principles of the Code.

2021 Code review process

On November 16, 2017, WADA initiated the 2021 Code Review Process,which also included the simultaneous review of the International Standards. In summary the process involved:


In this section you can see some documents with the main changes between the Code 2015 (currently used) and 2021, as well as the International Standards. If you want to know more about the 2021 Code revision process you can visit the page https://www.wada-ama.org/en/what-we-do/the-code/2021-code-review
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