ICSD Statement on the WADA decision declaring DIBF non-compliant with the Code

The decision of the World Anti-Doping Agency of 7 October 2021 declaring the Deaf International Basketball Federation (DIBF) non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) will have the following consequences imposed on them.

ICSD Statement on DIBF on 14 November 2021

To comply with the Code and the International Standards, the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) as a Code Signatory is obliged to ensure the implementation of consequences mentioned above. Please be advised that ICSD refers to WADA to ensure that all signatories associated with ICSD are in compliance with the Code. ICSD has duly informed DIBF of the consequences of the WADA decision and hope DIBF will immediately start to identify and implement a viable solution to remedy this situation and to limit to the minimum the impact of the sanction.

Please contact the ICSD Secretariat should you have any concerns or questions.