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International Hockey Federation

Anti-Doping Regulations

With effect from 1 April 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................................... 3

ARTICLE 1 DEFINITION OF DOPING.......................................................................................................... 5

ARTICLE 2 ANTI-DOPING RULE VIOLATIONS .......................................................................................... 5

ARTICLE 3 PROOF OF DOPING ................................................................................................................. 8

ARTICLE 4 THE PROHIBITED LIST ............................................................................................................ 9

ARTICLE 5 TESTING ................................................................................................................................. 11

ARTICLE 6 ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES........................................................................................................ 15

ARTICLE 7 RESULTS MANAGEMENT ...................................................................................................... 16

ARTICLE 8 RIGHT TO A FAIR HEARING .................................................................................................. 19

ARTICLE 9 AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION OF INDIVIDUAL RESULTS ............................................. 21

ARTICLE 10 SANCTIONS ON INDIVIDUALS .............................................................................................. 21

ARTICLE 11 CONSEQUENCES TO TEAMS ............................................................................................... 34

ARTICLE 12 SANCTIONS AND COSTS ASSESSED AGAINST NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS ................... 35

ARTICLE 13 APPEALS................................................................................................................................. 35

ARTICLE 14 NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS INCORPORATION OF FIH REGULATIONS, REPORTING AND RECOGNITION ........................................................................................................................ 37

ARTICLE 15 RECOGNITION OF DECISIONS BY OTHER ORGANISATIONS ........................................... 39

ARTICLE 16 STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ................................................................................................... 39

ARTICLE 17 IF COMPLIANCE REPORTS TO WADA ................................................................................. 39

ARTICLE 18 AMENDMENT AND INTERPRETATION OF ANTI-DOPING REGULATIONS ........................ 39

APPENDIX 1 DEFINITIONS .......................................................................................................................... 42 APPENDIX 2 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND AGREEMENT .......................................................................... 48

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FIH ANTI-DOPING REGULATIONS

INTRODUCTION

Preface

At the meeting of the International Hockey Federation (hereinafter referred to as FIH)

Executive Board held on 14 August 2008 in Beijing, China, FIH accepted the revised (2009)

World Anti-Doping Code (the "Code"). These Anti-Doping Regulations are adopted and

implemented in conformance with FIH's responsibilities under the Code, and are in

furtherance of FIH's continuing efforts to eradicate doping in the sport of hockey.

Anti-Doping Regulations, like Competition regulations, are sport regulations governing the

conditions under which sport is played. Athletes and other Persons accept these regulations

as a condition of participation and shall be bound by them. These sport-specific regulations

and procedures, aimed at enforcing anti-doping principles in a global and harmonized manner,

are distinct in nature and, therefore, not intended to be subject to, or limited by any national

requirements and legal standards applicable to criminal proceedings or employment matters.

When reviewing the facts and the law of a given case, all courts, arbitral tribunals and other

adjudicating bodies should be aware of and respect the distinct nature of the anti-doping rules

in the Code and the fact that these rules represent the consensus of a broad spectrum of

stakeholders around the world with an interest in fair sport.

Fundamental Rationale for the Code and FIH's Anti-Doping Regulations

Anti-doping programs seek to preserve what is intrinsically valuable about sport. This intrinsic

value is often referred to as "the spirit of sport"; it is the essence of Olympism; it is how we

play true. The spirit of sport is the celebration of the human spirit, body and mind, and is

characterized by the following values:

- Ethics, fair play and honesty

- Health

- Excellence in performance

- Character and education

- Fun and joy

- Teamwork

- Dedication and commitment

- Respect for rules and laws

- Respect for self and other participants

- Courage

- Community and solidarity

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Doping is fundamentally contrary to the spirit of sport.

Doping offences come within the responsibilities of the FIH Judicial Commission as specified

by the FIH Anti-Doping Regulations.

All tests carried out at international Events will be in accordance with these regulations and

with the policies and directives adopted by the Executive Board.

Scope

These Anti-Doping Regulations shall apply to FIH, each National Association of FIH, and each

Participant in the activities of FIH or any of its National Associations by virtue of the Participant's

membership, accreditation, or participation in FIH, its National Associations, or their activities or

Events.

The National Association must guarantee that all athletes registered for an FIH Event accept the

Regulations of the FIH, including these FIH Anti-Doping Regulations.

It is the responsibility of each National Association to ensure that all national-level Testing on

the National Association's Athletes complies with these Anti-Doping Regulations. In some

countries, the National Association itself will be conducting the Doping Control described in

these Anti-Doping Regulations. In other countries, many of the Doping Control responsibilities

of the National Association have been delegated or assigned by statute or agreement to a

National Anti-Doping Organization. In those countries, references in these Anti-Doping

Regulations to the National Association shall apply, as appropriate, to the National Anti-

Doping Organization.

These Anti-Doping Regulations shall apply to all Doping Controls over which FIH and its

National Associations have jurisdiction.

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ARTICLE 1 DEFINITION OF DOPING

Doping is defined as the occurrence of one or more of the anti-doping rule violations set forth in Article 2.1 through Article 2.8 of these Anti-Doping Regulations.

ARTICLE 2 ANTI-DOPING RULE VIOLATIONS

Athletes and other Persons shall be responsible for knowing what constitutes an anti-doping rule violation and the substances and methods which have been included on the Prohibited List.

The following constitute anti-doping rule violations:

[Comment to Article 2: The purpose of Article 2 is to specify the circumstances and conduct which constitute violations of anti-doping rules. Hearings in doping cases will proceed based on the assertion that one or more of these specific rules has been violated.]

2.1 The presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in an Athletes Sample

2.1.1 It is each Athletes personal duty to ensure that no Prohibited Substance enters his or her body. Athletes are responsible for any Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers found to be present in their Samples. Accordingly, it is not necessary that intent, fault, negligence or knowing Use on the Athletes part be demonstrated in order to establish an anti-doping violation under Article 2.1.

[Comment to Article 2.1.1: For purposes of anti-doping violations involving the presence of a Prohibited Substance (or its Metabolites or Markers), FIHs Anti-Doping Regulations adopt the rule of strict liability which was found in the Olympic Movement Anti-Doping Code (OMADC) and the vast majority of pre-Code anti-doping rules. Under the strict liability principle, an Athlete is responsible, and an anti-doping rule violation occurs, whenever a Prohibited Substance is found in an Athletes Sample. The violation occurs whether or not the Athlete intentionally or unintentionally used a Prohibited Substance or was negligent or otherwise at fault. If the positive Sample came from an In-Competition test, then the results of that Competition are automatically invalidated (Article 9 (Automatic Disqualification of Individual Results)). However, the Athlete then has the possibility to avoid or reduce sanctions if the Athlete can demonstrate that he or she was not at fault or significant fault (Article 10.5 (Elimination or Reduction of Period of Ineligibility Based on Exceptional Circumstances)) or in certain circumstances did not intend to enhance his or her sport performanc