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WADA

abbreviation

medical Definition of WADA

World Anti-Doping Agency
Note: The World Anti-Doping Agency is an independent, international agency involved in identifying, monitoring, and eliminating the use of banned substances by athletes.
  • … scientists at the World Anti-Doping Agency, which oversees drug testing for the Olympics, have started to worry that dopers might now see abuse of gene therapy in sport as a viable option, though the practice was banned by WADA in 2003.
  • —Patrick BarryScience News2 Aug. 2008
  • WADA regulations cover Olympic and other international sports and some professional leagues, but not the North American pro leagues in baseball, football, basketball or hockey.
  • —Michael A. HiltzikThe Los Angeles Times8 May 2009

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