Athletes’ Rights and Responsibilities

Athletes’ responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • complying with the JJIF’s Anti-Doping Rules, policies and practices;
  • Being available for testing at all times; 
  • Ensuring that no prohibited substance enters their body and that no prohibited method is used; 
  • Informing medical personnel of their obligation not to use any substances or methods prohibited according to the Prohibited List in force and taking responsibility to make sure that any medical treatment received does not violate anti-doping rules;
    • Applying for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)  to the JJIF (or the national anti-doping organization if the athlete is a national level athlete) if no alternative permitted treatment is possible (see the JJIF’s TUE application process); 
    • Cooperating with anti-doping organizations investigating anti-doping rules violations (ADRVs); and 
    • Disclosing to JJIF and to their National Anti-Doping Organisation any decision finding that the Athlete committed an anti-doping violation within the previous ten years.

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In accordance with the WADA rules and the JJIF regulations, the Athletes’ Commission has elaborated an Athlete’s Commitment document, which includes the athlete’s anti-doping commitment.

Click HERE to download the Athlete’s Commitment which includes their Anti-Doping Commitment.