IOC issues anti-doping rules for Beijing 2008
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued the IOC Anti-Doping Rules which will be applied during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. This important document has been sent to the National Olympic Committees, the International Summer Sports Federations, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the national anti-doping agencies and the WADA-accredited laboratories.
- an athlete may be notified and tested more than once during the same day;
- the fact that athletes who miss a test on two separate occasions during the Games, or on one occasion during the Games plus twice in the 18 months beforehand, will be considered to have committed an anti-doping rule violation;
- possession of any substance from the list of prohibited substances will constitute a violation (previously only a selection from the prohibited list applied).
The period of the Olympic Games is defined as “the period commencing on the date of the opening of the Olympic Village for the Olympic Games”, namely 27 July 2008, up until and including the day of the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games on 24 August 2008.
The International Olympic Committee Anti-Doping Rules
Applicable to the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, Beijing 2008
World Anti-Doping Code
The World Anti-Doping Code
The 2008 Prohibited List - International Standard
These documents can be also found at www.olympic.org/medical