To be with the athletes
The Monegasque Anti-Doping Committee is primarily there to support athletes of all levels and ages in the daily practice of their activity. Of course, the very purpose of the existence of the Committee is the fight against this scourge of doping, both for ethical and health reasons.
But the repressive component is only part of our action. We do want to be present with athletes to provide advice and information so that they do not get stuck, for one reason or another, in the spiral of repression.
Recent and numerous cases have shown that, in addition to large organized networks, many of the cases of positive controls were due to a lack of vigilance and knowledge of the subject. This is precisely where the Monegasque Anti-Doping Committee comes in.
Information is the key to safety
It is therefore very important for each athlete to keep a regular watch on the subject and, in case of doubt, even the smallest, to turn to the competent authorities, such as the Committee.
The MAC website is there for that but our offices are open and our doctors are still listening.
For a clear practice, we recommend the athletes to follow these few precepts:
keep himself informed, with his federation, the MAC or any other competent body about the anti-doping regulations in force and about any modifications thereto;
- inform his doctor about his sports practice during any visit giving rise to a medical prescription;
- never practice self-medication;
- be vigilant when buying food supplements and dietetic products, especially on the Internet;
- do not confuse prescription and TUE.