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UK Anti-Doping protects the right of athletes to compete in doping-free sport.
As the principal advisor to government on drug-free sport, UK Anti-Doping is responsible for protecting sport from the threat of doping in the UK. This involves planning, implementing and monitoring the UK’s anti-doping policy and implementing effective anti-doping programmes.
As a leading National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO), UK Anti-Doping is responsible for:
UK Anti-Doping is a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) which is accountable to Parliament through the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. UK Anti-Doping was created in December 2009 and follows the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code). We work with a variety of stakeholders, including athletes, to support clean sport.
UK Anti-Doping is an active participant in the global fight against doping in sport and recognises the need to take an international approach. Partnerships with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), UNESCO (2006 UNESCO Convention Against Doping in Sport), the Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (iNADO), the Council of Europe and the International Anti-Doping Agreement are integral to UK Anti-Doping’s international activities.