Apr 19, 2019
Sport Ireland today published the nineteenth annual Anti-Doping review, which provides a full and detailed account of anti-doping activities across 2018.
The launch event in Dublin was held in collaboration with the Team Ireland Athletes’ Committee, which is hosting Chair of WADA’s Athlete Committee and athlete voice advocate Beckie Scott.
Last year, through the national testing programme Sport Ireland conducted 1,112 tests. This includes 337 blood tests and 775 urine tests, marking a 12% increase on 2017. Sport Ireland also conducted an additional 232 ‘user pays’ tests on behalf of 12 national and international organisations.