USADA would like to remind all athletes that the 2017 WADA Prohibited List went into effect on January 1, 2017. Please note that the 2017 WADA Prohibited List does include changes from the previous year, so we strongly encourage athletes and their support personnel to take a moment to review the updated 2017 WADA Prohibited List and utilize the following resources to better understand how specific changes may impact them. Remember, the athlete is solely responsible for any substance they use, regardless of the route of administration. Athlete support personnel, like coaches, parents, and medical staff should also be familiar with the annual Prohibited List updates to help protect the clean athletes they support.
Prohibited List Resources:
Explore a brief summary of highlighted changes to the WADA Prohibited List.
Athlete Guide to the 2017 Prohibited List
While not exhaustive, this Guide provides in-depth guidance on how the WADA Prohibited List pertains to athletes, and it should be reviewed in conjunction with the List.
Learn more about the history, clinical utility, performance-enhancing actions, and potential side effects of certain substances included on the 2017 WADA Prohibited List.