WADA Anti-Doping course mandatory for WRC 2022 athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officially accepted the IRF as a signatory of the WADA Code in October last year. This historic step is in alignment with the IRF’s strategy of making rafting a more officially recognised sport in the international sporting world. The IRF is unequivocally opposed, on ethical and medical grounds, to the

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IRF position on the Russian government actions in Ukraine

As the globally recognised leader of the rafting community, the International Rafting Federation (IRF) is shocked and dismayed by the acts of aggression by the Russian government’s actions in its decision to order the invasion of Ukraine and the military assault on the Ukraine people. We have watched in horror as Ukrainian civilians and infrastructure

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IRF accepted as official WADA signatory

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has officially accepted the IRF as a signatory of the WADA Code. In his congratulatory letter to IRF President Joe Willis Jones, WADA Director General Olivier Niggli noted: “WADA congratulates you on this important step in the fight against doping in

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Anti Doping

New Anti Doping rules 2015

The World Anti Doping Agency ( WADA) has adopted new international anti doping rules and regulations (The WADA Code), which will be initiated on 1 January 2015. The Code sets out the international rules on doping and apply to competitive athletes in all parts of the world. WADAs approach on changing the rules is the

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