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In-Competition (IC) testing period

Extract from the FIBA Internal Regulations governing Anti-Doping:

"5.9.1 Doping Control tests are to be carried out at FIBA Competitions and at the 1st division of all national championships for Men and Women (In-Competition testing). In-competition testing is compulsory during the following Events:
a. Olympic Qualifying Tournaments for Men and Women,
b. FIBA World Championship,
c. FIBA Women's World Championship,
d. FIBA U-21 World Championship for Men and Women,
e. FIBA U-19 and U-17 World Championship for Men and Women,
f. Zone Championships for Men and Women, including all qualifying games and tourna-ments for these championships, if the FIBA Zones have the facilities to carry out such tests,
g. Official FIBA cups and tournaments for club teams, if the appropriate body of FIBA has the facilities to carry out such tests,
h. 1st division of all national championships for Men and Women."

"5.9.2 The In-Competition testing period will be determined by the FIBA Secretary General on an annual basis"


In 2014, the IC testing period is determined as follows:

(a) Club competitions:
For the Events under 5.9.1.g and 5.9.1.h (see above):
48 hours before each game through to and including 48 hours after that game of the team in question

(b) National team competitions:

For the Events under 5.9.1.b, 5.9.1.c, 5.9.1.d, 5.9.1.e & 5.9.1.f (see above):
14 days before the first game of the Event through to and including 48 hours after the last game of the team in question