19 Dec 2023

World Anti-Doping Agency updates prohibited list for 2024

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recently made updates to its List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. These updates will come into effect on 1 January 2024. 

The WADA Prohibited List is a crucial component of the World Anti-Doping Code, to which all Signatories, including the FAI, must adhere. The list specifies the substances and methods that are prohibited in both in-competition and out-of-competition settings, as well as the substances that are banned altogether.

Major Modifications for 2024

All Major Modifications for 2024 are outlined in the 2024 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes, including the following particular information regarding tramadol.


Adhering to the WADA Prohibited List is one of the eight mandatory International Standards for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code). FAI has been a Signatory since 2011. The list designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition and which substances are banned.

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