Prohibited List 2018

Thursday 12 October 2017


Dear Members and Continental Confederations

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the Prohibited List and Methods for 2018 together with the explanation of the major changes from the current 2017 List.

Please forward this to your players, coaches and team managers. The Prohibited List 2018 comes into effect on 1 January 2018.

The Prohibited List, details the substances and methods which are prohibited for any athlete.

Download the List and the Explanatory Notes of the major changes:

 o    2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

 o    2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes


More Information / Resources for Athletes

Visit the WADA website to get general information on the WADA Prohibited List 2018 and other resources for athletes – (linked here). The information is available in a range of different languages.

You can get more information on the BWF Integrity Programme (anti-doping / anti-match fixing) from the BWF website – linked here.

Please contact Andy Hines-Randle  BWF Integrity Unit Manager – if you have any questions regarding the enclosed.

Kind regards
Stuart Borrie
Chief Operating Officer

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