Which athletes have tested positive for anabolic agent ligandrol

Matt Iles made this Freedom of Information request to Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority

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The request was refused by Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.

Dear Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority,

I wish to gain access to the recent athletes they have been tested postive for anabolic agent ligandrol. I wish to know which sports these athletes play and who they are as well. If these athletes are recognised in their sporting field.

I would be very keen to find out which athletes tested postive.

Yours faithfully,

Matt Iles

FOI, Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority

Dear Mr Iles,


I refer to your recent request for access to documents under the Freedom
of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), received by ASADA on 27 June 2018.


I understand your request to be for access to:


·         The names of Athletes who have recently tested positive for the
anabolic agent ligandrol; and

·         The sport or sports in which those Athletes competed.


For the purposes of clarity I have taken your use of ‘recently’ to mean
within the last six months. If you believe that the scope of your request
has not been interpreted correctly, please advise ASADA as soon as
possible on the contact details listed at the conclusion of this email.


Your request was received on Thursday 9 August 2018 and the 30 day
statutory period for processing your request commences from the day after
that date. The Acts Interpretation Act 1901 provides that where a period
ends on a public holiday or weekend the due date becomes the next business
day. You should therefore expect a decision from ASADA by Monday 10
September 2018 (the actual date being the preceding Saturday). The period
of 30 days may be extended if we need to consult third parties, or for
other reasons. We will advise you if this happens.


Please note that information released under the FOI Act may be published
online on our disclosure log subject to certain exceptions. For example,
personal information will not be published where this would be


We will contact you using the contact email address you provided,
specifically [1][FOI #4733 email]. If you have
any questions, please feel free to contact me at [2][email address]. 


Kind regards,


Patrick Dale

Senior Lawyer

[3][email address]


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FOI, Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority

1 Attachment

Dear Mr Iles,

Please see the attached correspondence in respect of your request for access to documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth).

Should you have any questions regarding the attached decision please do not hesitate to contact ASADA at [email address].

Kind regards,

Patrick Dale
Senior Lawyer
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
T +61 (0) 2 6222 4259
E [email address]
W www.asada.gov.au

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