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Clean Sport

Anti-Doping in sport is critical to maintain the integrity and ethos that sport abides by on a global basis. In the UK we are particularly proactive when it comes to maintaining a drug free sport and UKA are at the cutting edge. UKA maintain up to date website content that provides comprehensive and accurate information for athletes (of all ages and levels), coaches, parents, medical support staff, officials and other members of the athlete’s support group that require access to appropriate information in order to understand and comply with the anti-doping regulations.

All licensed persons, members or support staff, shall be deemed to have made him/herself familiar with, and agreed to be bound by the UK Anti-Doping Rules and to submit to the authority of UK Anti-Doping in the application and enforcement of the Anti-Doping Rules.

UK Athletics Anti-Doping Rules apply to all athletes competing and the members of clubs in Wales, for details of the UKA Anti-Doping Rules including disciplinary actions please click here.

The  Clean Sport section of the UKA website provides comprehensive information, and the WADA Web Pages cover the changes to the UKAD: The 2024 Prohibited List: Summary of Changes.

Why not do the Clean Athletics Module to keep up to date with current anti-doping rules, regulations and processes?

Much of the information can also be provided in printed form free of charge - simply email with your contact details and your requirements, and they can send information out. Two other excellent websites are the UK Sport website and Here you can find a variety of doping-related information and information which allows you to check the status of any medication which you may be using.

For those who want to speak out, speak to us in confidence. Email UKAD at or message on WhatsApp +44 (0)7587 634711. We guarantee that your identity and contact details will always be kept 100% confidential.

Essential links:

100% me: Pure Sport, True Talent

100% me is about being a true athlete. It's about being able to say my performance is 100% me. There is no secret to my success - just hard work, determination and talent. 

Clean Sport Hub

The Clean Sport Hub will support the delivery of innovative and tailored education activities leading to a culture of clean sport. It will also provide a support network for UKAD’s Education Delivery Network providing clean sport resources and information. 

Checking Your Medication

Many medications available for common medical conditions, such as asthma or hayfever, may contain prohibited substances.  You need to be aware that these are readily available in products prescribed by your doctor or bought over the counter in a pharmacy.

The advice from UK Anti-Doping is simple - check every single substance or medication before you use it, even if you have used it before. It is also important to remember that medications bought abroad may contain different substances than those in the UK and you should always check before you take them.


  • There is no guarantee that any supplement product is free from banned substances.

Before you take a supplement, you should:

  • assess the need - all athletes should seek advice from a medical professional or nutritionist on their need to use supplement products

  • assess the risk - undertake thorough research of all the products you are considering taking.

  • assess the consequences - you could receive a four year ban.

Clean Athletics

Ensuring athletes train and compete within the spirit of Clean Sport.

For comprehensive information on Medications and Supplements together with education and information on current testing procedures please go to:

Sample collection procedure


Annual review of our progress and activity in relation to Clean Sport:


David Walsh

Clean Athletics Manager

Mobile +44 (0)7841 504310



Confidential fax number: 0121 7138 451