Anti-Doping Information for Athletes

USA Cycling RaceClean Information

As the USA Cycling Local Association for New England NEBRA fully supports fair play and clean sport. NEBRA actively participates in the RaceClean anti-doping program. As the USA Cycling Local Association for New England NEBRA fully supports fair play and clean sport. NEBRA actively participates in the RaceClean anti-doping program. All USA Cycling sanctioned events have the possibility of being selected for anti-doping testing. More information on the RaceClean program can be found on the USA Cycling website here. USACycling_RaceClean

 

If you have knowledge of someone using performance enhancing drugs or techniques NEBRA urges you to utilize USADA's free PlayClean Tip Line which is available to call at 1-877-752-9253.

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Medical Marijuana Information

With the legalization of medical marijuana in the New England states it is important for athletes to understand how potential marijuana use can factor into the anti-doping process. The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has a detailed FAQ available on their website here.

USADA Anti-Doping Information

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Having a fair and effective anti-doping program is vital to ensure that the rights of clean athletes and the integrity of competition are upheld. NEBRA is opposed to the practice of doping in sport and fully supports and complies with the policies, protocols, and rules set forth by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as the independent, non-profit anti-doping organization contracted by USA Cycling. USADA’s comprehensive anti-doping program implemented for cycling athletes is guided by their mission to preserve the integrity of competition, inspire true sport, and protect the rights of clean athletes. USADA's scope of responsibility includes:

  • Education for athlete and athlete support personnel
  • Drug reference resources
  • In-competition and out-of competition testing
  • Results management processes

 

USADA is a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), which is a framework of anti-doping policies, rules, and regulations within sport. The Code, along with the supporting International Standards, is maintained by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to ensure global harmonization of anti-doping rules.

 

To help athletes, athlete support personnel, and medical professionals understand the anti-doping process and the role they play in helping to protect clean sport, USADA’s website www.USADA.org provides a variety of resources in the areas of:

  1. Coaching Resources
  2. Contract Testing Services
  3. Dietary Supplements
  4. Drug Reference Resources like the Drug Reference Line and GlobalDRO
  5. Health Professional Resources
  6. Results Management
  7. Testing Processes
  8. Play Clean Tip Center
  9. The Prohibited List
  10. Therapeutic Use Exemptions

 

 

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USADA's Athlete Express is available to help with immediate assistance for any questions or concerns. Athlete Express provides support over the phone and via email regarding whereabouts, testing, Therapeutic Use Exemptions, prohibited substances, educational resources, and more.

 

1-800-601-2632 | 719-785-2000| athleteexpress@USADA.org

 

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TrueSport is a community-based movement powered by USADA that champions the positive values and life lessons learned through sport. That mean they are more about perseverance than power plays; leadership than lay ups; and fair play than forehands. Through online resources, publications, events, camps, and the athlete ambassador program, TrueSport connects with parents, coaches, and youth athletes to encourage the core values of:

  • Courage
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Responsibility

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