World Curling Federation


What is doping?

Doping is defined as the occurrence of one or more of the following Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) according to article 2 of the WADA Code:

  • Presence of a prohibited substance in an athlete’s sample
  • Use or attempted use of a prohibited substance or method
  • Refusing to submit to sample collection after being notified
  • Failure to file athlete whereabouts information and missed tests
  • Tampering with any part of the doping control process
  • Possession of a prohibited substance or method
  • Trafficking a prohibited substance or method
  • Administering or attempting to administer a prohibited substance or method to an athlete
  • Complicity in an anti-doping rule violation
  • Prohibited association with athlete support personnel who has engaged in doping
  • Acts by an athlete or other person to discourage or retaliate against reporting to authorities

World Anti-Doping Agency

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is the international independent body responsible for the promotion and coordination of anti-doping procedures in global sport.

To answer any questions about WADA you can read this handy Q&A

Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Anti-Doping Agency is actively responding to the COVID-19 outbreak as it relates to the Global Anti-Doping Program. All of the updates on this ever changing situation can be found here.

World Anti-Doping Code International Standards

The World Anti-Doping Code works in conjunction with the Prohibited List and seven International Standards aimed at bringing harmonisation among anti-doping organisations in various technical areas.


In order to protect clean athletes, WADA encourages anyone who becomes aware of, or suspects, any breach of WADA Code, to report such doping violation concerns in confidence via SPEAK UP! – A secure digital online platform. 

Testing information

Information concerning Testing Pools operated by the World Curling Federation

Annual anti-doping testing figures.

Get in touch with the World Curling Federation anti-doping and medical staff.