Clean Sport

Our Clean Sport Commitment

Clean Sport Commitment Statement

All sporting participants have the right to compete in Clean Sport.

Newcastle University Boat Club adopts the UK Anti-Doping and World Anti- Doping Agency (WADA) position that cheating, including doping, in sport is fundamentally contrary to the spirit of sport, undermining the otherwise positive impact of sport on society.

To this end NUBC commits to support Clean Sport in the UK in the following ways:

•    NUBC supports the mission of UK Anti-Doping and WADA in achieving Clean Sport.
•    All athletes are expected to play, train and compete in line with the spirit of sport, including the anti-doping rules.
•    All coaches and athlete support personnel are expected to perform their role in line with the spirit of sport, including the anti-doping rules.
•    NUBC is committed to supporting the prevention of doping behaviour in the UK in collaboration with other sporting bodies
•    Employed and associated ‘staff’ will not condone, assist or in any way support the use of prohibited substances and methods (unless permitted by a Therapeutic Use Exemption) in any aspects of their work.
•    Breaches of this, or any rules/policies referred to in [insert name of organisation] own code of practice/conduct will be acted upon accordingly.
•    All employed and associated staff will be expected to contact UK Anti-Doping should they become aware of an athlete or NGB member using or considering the usage of a prohibited substance or prohibited method. This contact should be done in confidence on the dedicated confidential Report Doping in Sport line.
•    NUBC will uphold any sanctions placed upon an athlete by UK Anti-Doping or other associated body in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code.

Useful links

British Rowing
http://www.britishrowing.org/about-us/governance/anti-doping/
UK Anti-doping Agency
http://www.ukad.org.uk/
World Anti-doping Agency
www.wada-ama.org
100% Me: a UKAD initiative
http://www.ukad.org.uk/athletes/100percentme
Global Drug Reference Online
http://www.globaldro.com

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