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Rugby union - 25 Aug 2005
The IRB Under 19 and Under 21 World Championships for 2005, held in March and June respectively, saw a record number of doping controls conducted, all of which returned negative.
Rugby union - 31 Mar 2005
The International Rugby Board (IRB) tonight became the first international federation to undertake a sport-specific education outreach programme, 'Keep Rugby Clean', in partnership with WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Rugby union - 25 Nov 2004
The IRB has put in place an extensive global Out of Competition testing programme to support its already rigid anti-drugs regime in a further effort to keep rugby free from doping.
Rugby union - 06 Apr 2004
The Annual Meeting of the International Rugby Board concluded in Dublin yesterday with agreement that 2003 had been a spectacularly successful one for rugby world wide, but that there were serious issues which required to be addressed.
Rugby union - 15 Nov 2002
As neither of the bids submitted by England and France for the hosting of RWC 2007 complied with the tender document, both Unions have been instructed to provide bids which are in compliance.
Rugby union - 08 Aug 2002
The International Rugby Board is pleased to announce the first ever appointment of an Anti Doping Manager. He is Tim Ricketts, an Australian, who was formerly Co-ordinator of Doping Control for the Sydney Olympics.
Rugby union - 11 Apr 2002
The International Rugby Board today announced a number of major new appointments to its Dublin based executive team. These include Mike Miller, the former Controller of BBC TV Sport, as Chief Executive Officer, and the former Australian international Michael Lynagh who will be undertaking a global development and promotions role for the sport.
Rugby union - 13 Mar 2001
Dr Ismail Jakoet, the South African Rugby Football Union's Medical Consultant, has been appointed onto the World Anti-Doping Agency's Ethics and Education Committee. This appointment underlines the high regard in which Jakoet is being held worldwide and by other sports authorities.
Rugby union - 03 Sep 1999
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