United Kingdom Anti-Doping Accredited UK Anti-Doping Advisor
Anyathlete (e.g. member of British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials) may be tested in or out of competition. This also includes: University Games, School Games and Junior National Events.
Falling foul of the rules will included being banned from:
Any National Governing Body (British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials etc.) events.
Training/using any BC/CTT approved centres and facilities (including affiliated clubs).
Receiving any funding.
Removal of all records achieved.
Removal of medals and awards.
Bans can be 4 years - Life. (2 years for some inadvertent violations - see UKAD website)
There are 10 possible Violations:
The presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete’s sample
Use or attempted use by an athlete of a prohibited substance or a prohibited method
Evading, refusing, or failing to submit to sample collection
Whereabouts failures: any combination of three missed tests and/or filing failures within a 12-month period by an athlete in a registered testing pool
*Tampering or attempted tampering with any part of doping control
*Possession of a prohibited substance or prohibited method
*Trafficking or attempted trafficking in any prohibited substance or prohibited method
*Administration or attempted administration to any athlete in-competition of any prohibited method or prohibited substance, or administration or attempted administration to any athlete out-of-competition of any prohibited method or any prohibited substance that is prohibited out-of-competition
*Complicity: assisting, encouraging, aiding, abetting, conspiring, covering up or any other type of intentional complicity involving an ADRV or any attempted ADRV
*Prohibited Association: associating with a person such as a coach, doctor or physio who has been found guilty of a criminal or disciplinary offence equivalent to a doping violation
Note: Coaches, officials and support team can also be guilty of the * violations.