The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established in 1999 as an international independent agency composed and funded by the sport movement and governments of the world.Our key activities include scientific research, education, development of anti-doping capacities, and monitoring of the World Anti-Doping Code – the document harmonizing anti-doping policies in all sports and all countries.


A world where all athletes can participate in a dope-free sporting environment.


To lead a worldwide movement for dope-free sport.

  • We protect the rights of all athletes in relation to anti-doping, contributing to the integrity in sport.
  • We observe the highest ethical standards and avoid improper influences or conflicts of interest that would undermine our independent and unbiased judgement.
  • We develop policies, procedures and practices that reflect justice, equity and integrity.