Current sanctions

Below is a list of all New Zealand athletes currently serving bans due to anti-doping offence cases taken by the Sport Integrity Commission.

Date of Decision

Name

Sport

Rule violation

Substance

Sanction

Ban commenced

Ban ends

Decision

10 July 2024

Anonymous

Rugby Union

Use of a prohibited substance

Chorionic Gonadotropin, BPC-157, CJC-1295/Ipamorelin

2 years

9 Aug 2024

9 Aug 2025

NZ Rugby Anti-Doping Tribunal

25 Mar 2024

Chris Kennedy

Powerlifting

Presence of a prohibited substance

Ritalin

2 years

25 Mar 2024

Mar 25, 2026

Sports Tribunal of New Zealand (PDF)

5 April 2024

Robert knight

Archery

Presence of a prohibited substance

Metoprolol

2 years

10 Nov 2023

Nov 10, 2025

Sports Tribunal (PDF)

26 Jul 2023

Hinewai Hausman

Powerlifting

Presence and Use or attempted use of a Prohibited Substance

Drostanolone, Norandrosterone, Oxandrolone and Metenolone.

7 years

23 Jun 2023

Jun 23, 2030

Sports Tribunal of New Zealand (PDF)

29 Mar 2023

Zane Robertson

Distance running

Presence and Use or attempted use of a prohibited substance; Tampering with the doping control process

EPO

8 years

20 Sep 2022

Sep 20, 2030

Sports Tribunal of New Zealand (PDF)

29 Jun 2023

Vaibhav Sharma

Cricket

Possession of a Prohibited Substance and Use or Attempted Use by an Athlete of a Prohibited Substance or Prohibited Method

Multiple

4 years

28 Apr 2023

Apr 28, 2027

Sports Tribunal of New Zealand

8 May 2018

Karl Murray

Cycling

Presence of a prohibited substance

Clenbuterol

7 years 11 month(s)

11 May 2017

May 10, 2025

Sports Tribunal of NZ (PDF)

31 Jan 2012

Rodney Newman

Powerlifting

Five violations. Lifetime ban.

0 days

Sports Tribunal of NZ (PDF)