The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recently released the 2023 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (the List). Broken down into several categories, the List identifies which substances and methods are prohibited at all times, in-competition only, and within specific sports.
Following an extensive consultation period by WADA, the 2023 Prohibited List was published on 29 September 2022. This gives athletes and their support personnel sufficient time to make themselves aware of the changes, review any medications they use, and apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) if required before the updated List comes into effect on 1 January 2023.
While no major changes have been made, further examples of prohibited substances have been added to various categories of the 2023 Prohibited List. Please note, these are not new substances being added to the List for the first time but additional examples of substances that are already prohibited.