Get Set for 2021 – World Anti-Doping Code changes and 2021 Prohibited List goes live

Two major changes are coming on 1 January 2021, and in both these cases, it’s important athletes and support personnel are aware of the changes before the new year, so any unintentional mistakes and bans can be avoided.

The first is the 2021 Prohibited List which was released by the World Anti-Doping Agency on 30 September and will go live on 1 January 2021. This List highlights all of the substances and methods that are banned in sport. All athletes and their support personnel need to be aware of these key changes before they come into effect.

The second change is the 2021 World Anti-Doping Code is also going live on 1 January 2021. The Code is an essential document which harmonises anti-doping policies, rules and regulations around the globe and impacts all athletes, coaches and sports organisations.

The major changes to the 2021 Prohibited List are listed here and general information on the Prohibited List can be found here. The 2021 Code website landing page is, where you will find all the information you need.