Overseas Information

ASDA only provides information on the status of Australian medications. Athletes competing and travelling overseas should take common permitted medications with them e.g. painkillers and cold tablets.

If an athlete must purchase a medication overseas they should check with the Drugs in Sport Information service of the country they are in and their team doctor.

The following countries provide information regarding their domestically available medications and substances.

AUSTRIA - Austrian Anti-Doping Committee
+43 (0)1 505 80 35 (International dialling)
+43 (0)1 505 63 91 (International Fax)

CANADA - The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport
Available during office hours. Messages may be left on an answering machine when the office is closed. 
+1 613 521 3340 (International dialling)
1800 672 7775 (Call within country)

DENMARK - Danish Doping Committee
+45 4326 2527 (International dialling)
4326 2527 (Call within country)

FINLAND - Finnish Anti Doping Committee Office
+358 9 3481 2020 (International dialling)
(09) 3481 2020 (Call within country)

FRANCE - Ministere de La Jeunesse et Des Sports
Available between 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday
+33 1 40 45 94 15 (International dialling)
(01) 40 45 94 15 (Call within country)

GERMANY - German Sports Federation
No telephone information line but written requests can be sent to:
German Sports Federation
Anti-Doping Commission
Otto-Fleck-Schneise 12
6000 Frankfurt 71

GREECE - Hellenic Sports Research Institute
+30 6 686 8216 (International dialling)
(06) 686 8216 (Call within country)

HUNGARY - Research Laboratory, National Institute of Sports Medicine
+36 1 175 3256 or +1 36 1 112 1026 (International dialling)
(01) 175 3256 (Call within country)

ITALY - Italian Green Line Rome
(06) 167 101 268 (Call within country)

NETHERLANDS - Netherlands Centre for Doping Affairs (Ne Ce Do)
+31 10 433 1484 (International dialling)
(0) 10 433 1484 (Call within country)

NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand Sports Drug Agency
+64 9521 5706 (International dialling)
0800 378 437 (Call within country)

NORWAY - Confederation of Sports & Norwegian Olympic Committee
+47 2102 9000 (International dialling)
(06) 28 94 368 (Call within country)
or Hormone Laboratory
+47 2 28 94 368 (International dialling)
(02) 28 94 368 (Call within country)

SOUTH AFRICA - South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport
Available from 9am-1pm, Monday-Friday
021 448 3888 (Call within country)

SWITZERLAND - Swiss Sports Federation
Available from 8am-12pm & 2pm-5pm
+41 31 359 71 11 (International dialling)
(031) 43 00 11 (Call within country)
or Swiss School of Sports
+22 32 276 111 (International dialling)
(032) 276 111 (Call within country)

UNITED KINGDOM - UK Sport, Drug Information Line 
Available 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. Messages can be left on an answering machine after hours.
+44 (0) 800 528 0004 (Drug Information Line)
+44 20 7211 5129 (Phone)
+44 20 7211 5248 (Fax)
Drug Information Database: www.uksport.gov.uk/did    

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - United States Anti Doping Agency 
Available 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday. Answering machine facility available after hours or emergency calls put through to a staff member immediately.
+1 719 785 2000 (International dialling)
800 233 0393 (Drug reference line) (Call within country)