POLADA’s statement on suspected anti-doping rule violation by Paralympic Bronze medalists from Tokyo

We would like to inform about suspected anti-doping rule violations committed by the cycling tandem, bronze medallists at the Tokyo Paralympic Games: Marcin Polak and Michał Ładosz. Based on long-term profiling of the athletes through anti-doping controls and laboratory results, as well as on base of investigation conducted by the Polish Anti-Doping Agency, a prohibited Read more about POLADA’s statement on suspected anti-doping rule violation by Paralympic Bronze medalists from Tokyo[…]

WADA – CEADO – CoE meeting in Warsaw

A meeting of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Central European Anti-Doping Organisation (CEADO) and the Monitoring Group of the Anti-Doping Convention of the Council of Europe (CoE) was held in Warsaw. The main topic: strengthening anti-doping activities in Central and Eastern European countries. The invitation to the meeting was accepted by: World Anti-Doping Agency Read more about WADA – CEADO – CoE meeting in Warsaw[…]

POLADA held an international conference on cooperation with services

On 10th June 2021, an international conference organised by POLADA entitled: “Cooperation of national anti-doping organisations with services and prosecutors – a new chapter in the fight against doping in sport”. The conference was attended by over 150 participants and 15 speakers. The conference we organised was addressed to representatives of services, sports associations and Read more about POLADA held an international conference on cooperation with services[…]

WADA signs memorandum with CEADO

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Central European Anti-Doping Organization (CEADO) to collaborate on specific anti-doping program development activities, beginning with a project involving the Eastern Europe Regional Anti-Doping Organization (EERADO). CEADO is a partnership of eight National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) from Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, Read more about WADA signs memorandum with CEADO[…]

Happy Easter

Have a healthy, peaceful and happy Easter. May this time be filled with conversations with loved ones.  And the hope and encouragement we so need will fill our hearts.  Michał Rynkowski and POLADA team

Play True Day

Mark the 9th of April on your calendar! That’s when Play True Day 2021 falls, and this year’s campaign starts earlier, on April 5. In Poland, on this occasion we are organising the “I run for pure fun” Charity sport event to promote pure sport. Details: https://biegamzczystaprzyjemnoscia.pl/ Since 2014, in April of every year, the Read more about Play True Day[…]

POLADA among the leading agencies conducting non-analytical investigations. Summary of activities carried out in 2020

Over 1,300 collected samples, 9 anti-doping rule violations and 13 non-analytical investigations: these are the key numbers reflecting the Polish Anti-Doping Agency’s activities last year. 2020 was one of the most unusual periods in the history of Polish and global sport. The restrictions that affected every field of activity had a strong impact also on Read more about POLADA among the leading agencies conducting non-analytical investigations. Summary of activities carried out in 2020[…]

CEADO signed an agreement with ITA

National anti-doping agencies in the framework of the CEADO Association signed an agreement with International Testing Agency (ITA). The main aim of the cooperation is to improve the process of coordination of anti-doping controls and to increase the effectiveness of anti-doping activities before the Tokyo IO 2021. The agreement was signed by the National Anti-Doping Read more about CEADO signed an agreement with ITA[…]

Polish laboratory with WADA’s accreditation

We are pleased to inform that our laboratory has successfully completed the WADA reaccreditation process and has received the status of full accreditation for the year 2021. Laboratory received re-accreditation certificate signed by Mr. Witold Banka, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency. WADA is confident that polish laboratory will make a valuable contribution to the Read more about Polish laboratory with WADA’s accreditation[…]