Anti Doping Code - 100% ME

New, 'World Anti–Doping Agency' programme (WADA) prohibited list for 2015 is now available by clicking here

The Prohibited List details substances and methods banned in sports in and out of competition.

In addition from this link, there is now a FREE app for iphone and ipad with all the prohibited list information.


Taking a lead role in the fight against doping in sport.

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As a national governing body, BADMINTON England and our elite squads of performance athletes are bound by the UK Anti-Doping Rules published by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD).

The UKAD are an intelligence-led organisation and national body responsible for managing the UK's anti-doping policy and ensuring that all sports bodies comply with the World Anti-Doping Code.

As well as carrying out testing across more than 40 sports, UK Anti-Doping undertakes intelligence management and is responsible for the determination of anti-doping rule violations, working with athletes and key sports contacts to develop and deliver education programmes.

Click here for the Anti-Doping Rules as adopted by BADMINTON England.

The BWF Anti-Doping Regulations have been revised in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Agency Code

The BWF Anti-Doping Regulations comply with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code.  The WADA Code  brings all world sports into line under the one common set of guidelines, obligations and policies including testing, education and results management procedures.

The BWF Anti-Doping Regulations apply to:

1. the BWF   

2. each Member Association of the BWF   

3. each player or support personnel (coaches / trainers) in badminton

UKAD initiative 100%ME currently raises the awareness of the issues of drugs in sport through the education of both the athletes and the National Governing Bodies. BADMINTON England has signed up to this scheme.

Drug testing may take place at domestic tournaments as well as international. 

If you need a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) because your doctor has prescribed a medicine that is banned in competition, then you should read the following guidance from BWF and UK Anti-Doping:-

Please also refer to your tournament prospectus as guidelines can differ on how to apply for a TUE – via BADMINTON England or direct to UK Anti-Doping (or National Anti-Doping Organisation) or BWF. Please remember when submitting TUEs these can take up to 21 days to be considered for routine medication exemptions.

- Download/complete TUE Form from BWF website
- Gain signature from GP/medical practitioner
- Submit to BADMINTON England who send on to UK Anti-Doping or BWF for review or send to UK Anti-Doping or BWF direct
- UK Anti-Doping (or BWF) in order to confirm/approve/deny application, and generate case number
- TUE certificate issued and to be held by players at all times and will be required if tested during competition



GLOBAL DRUGSUKAD has recently announced the launch of Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO).

Global DRO is an online directory that provides critical information to athletes and support personnel about prohibited status of specific substances under the rules of sport, based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

The directory is updated regularly to include new products entering the marketplace and all data is fully verified by pharmacists experienced in the field of anti-doping.

You can find the latest statistics for anti-doping testing on the UKAD website by clicking here.  It will provide you with a breakdown of the number of tests conducted in competition and out of competition in the UK under BADMINTON England’s jurisdiction, as well as BWF’s jurisdiction;.

Learn how BADMINTON England delegate testing responsibilities to UK Anti-Doping.