Sanctions for Anti-doping Rules Violations
Athletes (and other persons) must not work with coaches, trainers, physicians or other Athlete Support Personnel who are ineligible on account of an anti-doping rules violation or who have been criminally convicted or professionally disciplined in relation to doping.
Athletes should be aware that they are also prohibited from associating with any Athlete who is currently serving a period of ineligibility, and who has, while ineligible, acted as an Athlete Support Person.
There are various types of prohibited association, for example (not exhaustive) :
- obtaining training, strategy, technique, nutrition or medical advice;
- obtaining therapy, treatment or prescriptions;
- providing any bodily products for analysis;
- allowing the Athlete Support Person to serve as an agent or representative.