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The Prohibited List

The Prohibited List is published by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) every year and details all substances and methods which are prohibited or banned in sport. A substance or method may be included on the list if it meets any two of the following criteria:

  •   It has the potential to enhance sporting performance
  •   It presents an actual or potential health risk to the athlete
  •   It violates the spirit of sport

DFSNZ promotes the updated Prohibited List to New Zealand national sports organisations and athletes each year. 

The 2020 Prohibited List

Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes