Late last year the FIG and the World Anti – Doping Agency (WADA) released an updated list of prohibited substances. The list presents what substances are allowed in and out of competition. It also indicates whether particular substances are banned in certain sports.
The Irish Sports Council (ISC) has launched an iPhone application to make it easier for Irish athletes to check as to whether or not their medications and substances are on the banned substance list.
The app is free and allows users to look up medication by name or to search by ailment type:
The app allows the user to look up their medication by name or to search by ailment type. Useful features include the ability to email a search result to any email address, to save the search in the app History, and to re-check medications in saved history against current database listings.