The 2021 World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) will come into force on 1 January 2021. To ensure Hong Kong’s Anti-Doping Rules are comply with the 2021 Code, the Anti-Doping Rules of the Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee (HKADC) has been revised and approved by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The 2021 Anti-Doping Rules of HKADC (the Rules) will take effect on 1 January 2021 and the full version of the Rules can be downloaded here.
In order to facilitate stakeholders’ understanding on the new Rules, HKADC has published a pamphlet on the “Highlights on the New 2021 Anti-Doping Rules”. Also, education talks highlighting the important changes of the Rules will be organized by HKADC. All stakeholders such as athletes, coaches, athlete support personnel and National Sports Associations officials are strongly encouraged to attend the talk to better understand the new Rules which are applicable to them before the Rules come into force. Please contact your respective National Sports Association (NSA) for the details and registration.