Taekwondo Canada



Taekwondo Canada is committed to compliance with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), World Taekwondo (WT), and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) to ensure a clean sport.

For information on the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), please visit the CCES' page on the CADP.

For information on the World Taekwondo Anti-Doping rules, please visit the Anti-Doping page on WT's website.

WADA’s 2020 Prohibited List came into effect January 1, 2020

Athletes currently taking medications that appear on the list of banned substances as published in the Drug Classification Handbook must complete and return a Therapeutic Use Exemption Form to both Taekwondo Canada and CCES.  Through this process, you may be granted permission by the CCES to use this WADA prohibited substance or method during and out of competition. For more information, please visit the CCES Medical Exemption Page.

Certain athletes are required to be part of the Registered Testing Pool and must submit their Whereabouts to the CCES in order to remain compliant with anti-doping regulations.

To report an instance of doping, please visit the CCES' Report page.



What is WADA?

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


File Title File Description Download
WT Anti-Doping Rules (updated as of 2019.12.05) pdf (764 KB)
2020 World Anti-Doping International Standard Prohibted List Takes effect January 1st, 2020. pdf (246 KB)
2020 WADA Prohibited List Modifications Details pdf (77 KB)
IOC Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020 Updated June 2019 pdf (617 KB)

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