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FIFA engage Member Associations on new Anti-Doping regulations to be introduced

The world football governing body, FIFA will engage member Associations via webinar to cover latest updates and new practical anti-doping measures in football

 The virtual webinars that started on September 22rnd will end on  October 1st. FIFA said the webinars as geared towards FIFA’s ongoing commitment to strengthening anti-doping measures in football and to receive an update on the new measures which will come into force within the FIFA Anti-Doping Regulations 2021.

Developed in close collaboration with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the new FIFA Anti-Doping Regulations 2021 will include the latest updates and practical anti-doping measures being introduced in football next year.

FIFA said the webinars will provide member associations with information regarding the most important new or amended definitions within the new FIFA Anti-Doping Regulations, additions to the anti-doping rule violation catalogue, as well as practical guidance on the process for MAs implement the new FIFA regulations within their own competitions and legislative framework next year.

Since its inception in 2003, the World Anti-Doping Code has been substantially revised in 2009 and 2015.

Now, with the latest revision in 2021, this has resulted in the need to adapt the new FIFA Anti-Doping Regulations to the updated framework and to include within it the amendments made to the new WADA Code.


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