World Anti-Doping Agency

foundation created through a collective initiative led by the International Olympic Committee

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA; French: Agence mondiale antidopage, AMA) is a foundation to fight against drugs in sport. It was set up by the International Olympic Committee and is based in Canada.

WADA promotes, coordinates and monitors the fight against drugs in sports. The agency does scientific research, educates, and has anti-doping capability. It monitors the World Anti-Doping Code. This is enforced by the UNESCO International Convention against Doping in Sport. The Council of Europe Anti-Doping Convention and the United States Anti-Doping Agency have similar aims, and work with WADA.