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Drawing the map to implement the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code
  1. Jiri Dvorak1,
  2. Richard Budgett2,
  3. Martial Saugy3,
  4. Alan Vernec4
  1. 1FIFA/F-MARC, Zürich, Switzerland
  2. 2English Institute of Sports, Buckinghamshire, UK
  3. 3The Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analyses (LAD), University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  4. 4WADA, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Professor Jiri Dvorak, FIFA/F-MARC, Zürich 8048, Switzerland; jiri.dvorak{at}

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As of 1 January 2015, the revised 2015 World Anti-Doping Code will be operational in the fight against doping. This will be binding for all stakeholders who unanimously approved the revised code at the ‘World Conference on Doping in Sport’ in Johannesburg, South Africa on 15 November 2013.

Following this, a medical and scientific multidisciplinary consensus meeting on antidoping in sport was held at the home of FIFA, Zürich, Switzerland from 29 to 30 November 2013. The aim was to create a road map to implement …

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