World ParaVolley believes it is fundamental to protect the right of its athletes to participate in a healthy doping-free sport, thus ensuring fairness and equality. It thus fully endorses the principles and purposes of the World Anti-Doping Code (WADC) and is committed, through its members and athletes, to protect clean sport.


Speak Up! is WADA’s confidential program to encourage members of the sports world, be it athlete, parent, manager, coach or others to report doping misconduct.

If you have seen something that you wish to report, please click on the button to the left to be directed to WADA’s external reporting website.

Help us protect the clean athlete and the integrity of sport. Every time someone steps forward with information on doping, we move closer to a clean and fair playing field for all.

The World Anti-Doping Code is the core document that brings together anti-doping policies, rules and regulations within sport organizations and among public authorities around the world.  It is the anti-doping system framework.  The World ParaVolley (WPV) Anti-Doping Rules are harmonised and compliant with the WADA 2021 Code.

World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Rules 2021
Information about World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Rules
World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Manual (To be updated)
World ParaVolley Policy on National Member Compliance to the Anti-Doping Rules
Athlete Retirement Form

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List identifies the substances and methods prohibited in- and out-of-competition.  The substances and methods on the List are classified by different categories (e.g. steroids, stimulants, gene doping). You can view and download a copy of the Prohibited List by clicking on the link below to visit the WADA website.  This list is updated every year so it is important that athletes are familiar with the most up-to-date list.

WADA Prohibited List 2021
World ParaVolley Information about the Prohibited List
WADA Prohibited List Information 2021

World ParaVolley requires a TUE for every international competition for any athlete who intends to use a medication or method for a documented medical condition that is on the WADA Prohibited list that would otherwise be considered to be an anti-doping rule violation. For more information about Checking your Medications and TUEs, visit World ParaVolley’s FOCUS on Anti-Doping Education page

World ParaVolley Guide to Therapeutic Use Exemptions
World ParaVolley Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) form

World Anti-Doping Code 2021
WADA International Standards
WADA Guidelines for the International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions
IPC Anti-Doping Code
Doping Control Guide for Testing Athletes in Para Sport

ADEL – WADA’s Anti-Doping e-Learning platform

World ParaVolley supports WADA in the promotion of clean sport.  The athlete, coach, manager, team health care personnel and national member organizations will find education resources and tools in this section to guide learning on anti-doping. It includes links to the education programs required by World ParaVolley.

ADEL is WADA’s Anti-Doping e-Learning platform. It provides information about anti-doping (Ethical Reasons not to Dope, Medical Reasons not to Dope, The Doping Control Process, Rights and Responsibilities, TUEs, Whereabouts) and values based activities.

Depending on the role you choose during ADEL registration, you will have access to different sets of modules from the below list:

  • International-Level Athletes Education Program
  • WADA Athlete Guide to the 2021 Anti-Doping Code
  • National – Level Athletes Education Program
  • Medical Professionals Education Program
  • ADEL for Medical Professionals at Major Games
  • High Performance Coaches Education Program
  • ADEL for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
  • Parents of Elite Athletes Education Program

WADA Anti-Doping e-Learning

ADeL offers access to all topics related to clean sport and anti-doping. It offers courses for athletes, coaches, doctors, administrators and anyone interested in learning more about anti-doping and protecting the values of clean sport.


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“Play Clean” – FIVB Anti-doping Online Education Program


For information about the prohibited status of the substance(s) you are taking, consult one of the various local Drug Reference Databases (the list below is not exhaustive). But first, learn about the Use of Medications and TUEs here

****Please understand that none of the below resources are developed by World ParaVolley nor by WADA.

Global Drug Reference Online (CAN, UK, USA, SUI, JPN, AUS, NZ)

For the following nations (AUT, BEL, CZE, DEN, EST, FIN, FRA, GER, HK, HUN, IRL, KOR, LAT, LTU, NED, NOR, POL, RUS, RSA, ESP, SRI, SWE)

For information for nations not on either of the above lists please go to:

2018 Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs)


NationalityLast NameFirst NameSport DisciplineSubstanceIn competition / OOCTest dateSuspension Start End
BRAZILGOMESLevi CesarSitting VolleyballStanozolol, TamoxifenIn-competitionOct 26, 20174 yearsNov 22, 2017Nov 21, 2021


NationalityLast NameFirst NameSport DisciplineSubstanceIn competition / OOCTest dateSuspension Start End
ITALYDRIGOSimoneSitting VolleyballIndapamide (Triaplim), Canrenone (Luvion)
Out of competition25 September 20202 months22 Oct 202021 Dec 2020

World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Commission Annual Report 2016
World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Commission Annual Report 2017
World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Commission Annual Report 2018
World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Commission Annual Report 2019
World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Commission Annual Report 2020
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