What does a ban from Sport actually mean

Athletes are not allowed to:

  • Compete in any NGB/IPSF Competitions
  • Train in an IPSF/NGB approved center e.g. affiliated club, funded gym, funded facility
  • Receive any Sport related funding

Any previous medals, titles and records will also be removed.

Athletes are entitled to receive anti-doping education and may be able to still receive Sport funded medical treatement.

Most athletes have a deep passion for their sport and dedicate a significant amount of time to it. Having this removed can be difficult for athletes and should be a strong deterrent.

Not only do athletes face a ban from their sport for a period of time they also may face many wider consequences.

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