Tenpin Bowling Australia (TBA) has recently approved and adopted a new Anti-Doping Policy, effective January 1 2021.
The new TBA anti-doping policy is the Australian National Anti-Doping Policy, developed by Sport Integrity Australia to reflect the changes to the World Anti-Doping Code and Australian legislation.
This new policy can be found on the Sport Integrity Australia website by clicking here or is also linked within our Policy webpage here.
All members, participants, and non-participants in the sport of Tenpin Bowling are bound by these rules. This includes athletes, support personnel and employees whose employment contracts enables this.
It is important that all members understand their obligations under the new policy.
Changes include a new anti-doping rule violation of retaliation, a category of athletes that is lower-level and flexibility related to sanctioning for certain levels of athletes/participants.
Further information on the World Anti-Doping Code can be found here
To view a fact sheet highlighting the major changes – click here