The 2021

World Anti-Doping Code

On 1 January 2021, a new version of the World Anti-Doping Code will be launched. The Code is an essential document which harmonises anti-doping policies, rules and regulations around the globe and impacts all athletes, coaches and sports organisations.

Find out all you need to know about the 2021 Code here. UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) will be releasing information for athletes, athlete support personnel (ASP) and national governing bodies (NGB) to make sure everyone is informed about the changes and is compliant by 1 January 2021.

At this stage, NGBs are asked to contact UKAD if they have any questions on how the changes will impact their sport.

UK Anti-Doping Rules

The current UK Anti-Doping Rules, which were last updated in 2019, remain in force until the end of 2020. You can find the current UK Anti-Doping Rules here. The new Rules from 2021 onwards are below.

2021 Code Major Changes

We've released a short guide on the major changes included in the 2021 World Anti-Doping Code. The new Code will replace the 2015 version as of 1 January 2021.

2021 UK Anti-Doping Rules

See the changes in the 2021 UK Anti-Doping Rules here

What this means for National Governing Bodies

Visit our news section for some of the key changes

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