The Code

The World Anti-Doping Code is the document that brings consistency to anti-doping rules, regulations and policies worldwide.

The Prohibited List

Updated annually, the List identifies the substances and methods prohibited to athletes in- and out-of-competition.

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What is a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)?

Athletes, like all people, may have illnesses or conditions that require them to take particular medications or undergo procedures. If the medication or method an athlete requires to treat an illness or condition happens to fall under the Prohibited List, a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) may give that athlete the authorization to take the needed medicine or method.

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