Bowls Australia is a firm believer in pure performance in sport, otherwise known as anti-doping. Bowls Australia condemns doping as fundamentally contrary to the spirit of sport.
Anti-doping programs seek to preserve what is intrinsically valuable about sport. The essence of sport at all levels in Australia upholds the principles of fairness, respect, responsibility and safety.
The purpose of the Bowls Australia anti-doping policy and the anti-doping programs which it supports are:
To protect athletesí fundamental right to participate in doping-free sport and thus promote health, fairness and equality for Athletes worldwide; and
To ensure harmonised, coordinated and effective anti-doping programs at the international and national level with regard to detection, deterrence and prevention of doping.