The 2021

World Anti-Doping Code

A new version of the World Anti-Doping Code was launched on 1 January 2021. 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 on this page. NGBs are asked to contact UKAD if they have any questions on how the changes will impact their sport.

UK Anti-Doping Rules

You can find the new UK Anti-Doping Rules from 2021 onwards below. The previous Rules, which were last updated in 2019 can be found here and apply to any event before the 1 January 2021. 

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 replaced 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

WADA Prohibited List

What's banned in sport?