The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established in 1999 as an international independent agency composed and funded equally by the sport movement and governments of the world. Its key activities include scientific research, education, development of anti-doping capacities, and monitoring of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) - the document harmonizing anti-doping policies in all sports and all countries.
The square shape of the logo background represents the customs and the rules that define sport. The color black evokes neutrality and is the traditional color of the referee.
The "equal sign" expresses equity and fairness. The sign is depicted with a human touch to reflect the individuality of every athlete. The color green evokes health and nature and the field of play.
The "play true" tag line encapsulates WADA's core values and is intended as a guiding principle for all athletes at every level of competition.
We've cited World Anti-Doping Agency on the following: