The survey was distributed across the UK to people aged between 13-65+ with an equal gender representation within the sample. A key theme revealed in the survey was the importance of anti-doping education in the current climate of doping in sport.
Versapak Doping Control Ltd are the UK supplier of ‘tamper evident’ Urine and Blood kits. We advocate the integrity and security of our products for the purpose of clean sports, but most importantly the ‘choice‘, for the athletes, the Anti-Doping organisations (ADO) and the Anti-Doping industry as a whole. It is important for the
We are delighted to announce that, Versapak Group Chairman, Ian Anderson, has been interviewed by the insidethegames chief columnist, David Owen. ‘Insidethegames’ is a leading authoritative independent guide that provides the inside track on world sport. The website delivers the latest news and interviews from global sporting events, including the Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth
Versapak Doping Control Ltd (Versapak), a leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of tamper evident solutions, is delighted to announce the launch of its new urine transport kit, soon available worldwide for doping control purposes. The new, single use transport kit for A/B urine samples has been carefully designed by Versapak in accordance with
Versapak Doping Control Ltd, a leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of tamper evident solutions, is pleased to announce that its new urine transport kit has been independently tested by a third party worldwide authority with an ISO 17025 accredited testing facility. They concluded that the product is tamper evident and suited for the purposes
With many high profile doping scandals in sport, the global fight for fair and clean sport is now more relevant and important than ever; not only are we striving to restore integrity within sport, we are now also tasked with regaining the integrity of doping control too. Doping can have severely detrimental affects on sporting
A new campaign, #MyMoment, has been launched by leading Olympians and Paralympians preparing for Pyeongchang 2018. The hope is to highlight the "irreplaceable moments clean athletes have lost to doping".
This week is the start of ‘Clean Sport Week’, an initiative launched by the UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) organisation and is designed to raise awareness of the work undertaken to ensure all sports in the UK are clean and fair. ‘Clean Sport Week’ comes at a time when drug use at every level of sport is
Montreal, 24 June 2016 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that, due to a non-conformity with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL), it has suspended the accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory (Laboratório Brasileiro de Controle de Dopagem – LBCD – LADETEC / IQ – UFRJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [Rio Laboratory].
The WADA Athletes’ Committee met today in Canmore, Alberta. The most important discussion item for us, as the voice and representatives of clean athletes world-wide, was the request we put forth in November to the WADA Foundation Board: a request to extend the mandate of the Independent Commission.
This week the media spotlight has been firmly on anti-doping, with revelations that have sent a shockwave through the world of athletics. The IAAF has come under heavy scrutiny and has some difficult decisions to make in light of WADA’s independent report, which revealed London 2012 was “sabotaged” by “widespread inaction” against athletes with suspicious
With anti-doping still dominating the headlines, Versapak’s Chair of Doping Control, Francis Cassidy, gave insight into the latest developments of the WADA report to Sky News: “It was compelling viewing… when we look at it from Versapak’s point of view, obviously we’re putting equipment out there that will help catch people who will use illegal
Before the 2015 Rugby World Cup comes to a close, dozens of players will have been tested as part of a rigorous anti-doping policy. Whilst the issue of performance enhancement has been in the news, casting aspersions on certain elements of the sports sector, rugby’s education and testing programme is widely regarded as world class.